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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. 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.

CSUMB Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Awardees

Victoria Assad, Scholar, Marine Science, 2019; See article.

Katrina Conen, Honorable Mention, Psychology, 2018

Malachi Alexander, Honorable Mention, Mathematics, 2017

Blake Hansen, Honorable Mention, Mathematics, 2017

Juan Cerda, Scholar, Biology, 2016; See article.

Jordan Collignon, Scholar, Mathematics, 2016; See article.

Emily King, Honorable Mention, Marine Science 2015

Beth Alger, Honorable Mention, Biology, 2015

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