Barry M. Goldwater
Full Name:Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Course of Study:Math, Natural Sciences, Engineering
Campus Due Date:
- The purpose of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, as stated in the enabling legislation, is to alleviate a critical current and future shortage of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. A more realistic statement of the purpose, in today's terms, is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified individuals to those fields of academic study and research.
- The Foundation will award undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students, to be known as Barry M. Goldwater Scholars, in the spring of 2010 for use during the 2010–2011 academic year.
- The Trustees intend to award up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships.
- FC can nominate up to 4 students annually.
- Must be nominated by Franklin College using the official online nomination process on the Foundation's website.
- Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2009–2010 academic year.
- Have a college grade-point average of at least "B" (or the equivalent) and be in the upper fourth of his or her class.
- Be a United States citizen, a permanent resident, or, in the case of nominees from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a United States national.
- Must intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
- Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.
- Junior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of two years of scholarship support, and senior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year of scholarship support.
- Campus deadline: Please submit all required application materials to the campus representative by 5pm on November 14, 2012.
- Application (online) deadline: January 27, 2013, 5pm CST
- Supporting documents (mail) deadline: January 30, 2013, 5pm CST
Applications must be submitted through the campus representative and not directly by the applicant.
- Online Application:
- Institution Nomination
- Nominee Application
- 3 recommendations
- Supporting documents (by mail):
- Nominee’s Essay
- Transcript from nominee's current institution
- Transcript(s) from other institutions that nominee attended with grades for courses taken
- Secondary school transcript
- Documentation for home school in lieu of secondary school transcript if applicable
- Copy of the nominee's Permanent Resident card and letter of intent to become U.S. citizen if nominee's citizenship status is permanent resident.
Franklin College Contact:
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka