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Goldwater Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Deadline: due to CURF January 2, 2014

The Foundation awards undergraduate scholarships to students who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, natural or physical sciences, or engineering.

Each scholarship provides up to a maximum of $7,500 annually for up to two years of undergraduate study.

Eligibility and Qualifications

Nominees must:

  • plan careers as academic researchers/scholars in math, natural or physical sciences or engineering
  • apply as a sophomore or junior
  • be US citizens, US nationals or permanent residents with intent to become citizens

Application Procedures and Selection Criteria

To be considered for Penn endorsement, applicants should plan to complete the online application (including recommendations) by the first Monday in January.

Application consists of

  • Description of current research
  • Description of proposed graduate study and research
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty or research supervisors
  • transcripts


Cheryl Shipman
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
3601 Locust Walk, The ARCH
Philadelphia, PA 19104

For appointments: 215-746-6488

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