Applicants must intend to pursue a research career in a natural science, mathematics or engineering. They should also be U.S. citizens from the 50 states or the District of Columbia or U.S. nationals for those students nominated by institutions in Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Permanent residents are also eligible. A permanent resident must submit a photocopy of their Permanent Resident Card, also known as the Green Card. Each Goldwater Scholar annually receives an amount equal to the cost of tuition, mandatory fees, books, and room and board minus the amount of support provided for by other sources, up to a maximum of $7.500. Eligible applicants must identify and get in touch with their school's campus representative. This is a key step to be able to move forward to the next application steps. Nomination deadline is last Friday on January.
a university, a four-year college or two-year college
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Must not be attending high school currently
Must study full-time
How to Apply
What you'll need:
Other - Research essay, Permanent Resident Card (if applicable)