Barry Goldwater Scholarship
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.
The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.
Nomination Process: Each campus can nominate 4 undergraduates; campus nominations due October (check with campus representative for calendar deadlines). No nominations after October will be accepted. Full application due last Friday in January.
Selection Criteria: Extensive undergraduate research experience and a high GPA (usually greater than 3.7). Only sophomores and juniors can apply.
How to apply: Follow the steps in the nomination process or contact campus representative, Dr. John E. Banks, for more information.
CSUMB Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Awardees
Ingrid Martinson, Scholar, Marine Science, 2023
Eva Scrivner, Scholar, Marine Science, 2022; See article
Spencer Winter, Scholar, Molecular Biology and Human Development and Family Sciences, 2022; See article
Kai Kaholoa'a, McNair Scholar, Marine Science, 2021; See article
Nicholas Heyer, Scholar and BD2K Scholar, Biology and Mathematics, 2020
Samantha Miller, Scholar, Biology, 2020
Victoria Assad, Scholar, Marine Science, 2019
Katrina Conen, Honorable Mention, Psychology, 2018
Malachi Alexander, Honorable Mention, Mathematics, 2017
Blake Hansen, Honorable Mention, Mathematics, 2017
Juan Cerda, Scholar, Biology, 2016
Jordan Collignon, Scholar, Mathematics, 2016
Emily King, Honorable Mention, Marine Science 2015
Beth Alger, Honorable Mention, Biology, 2015