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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Purpose

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation offers these scholarships to provide a continuing source of highly qualified individuals for academic study and research in the fields of science, mathematics, and 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.

Programs Funded

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.

Eligibility

Sophomores and juniors who are outstanding students intending to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering may be nominated by the college.

Selection Criteria

Demonstrated superior scholarship and promise for future achievement in the eligible fields.

Application/Nomination Process

Faculty in Pomona's science and mathematics departments nominate students. Students may not submit applications independently, however sophomores and juniors with very strong academic records and who want to be considered for nomination should feel free to speak with their major (or likely major, for sophomores) advisor or department chair in early fall, after consulting the Goldwater website.

Advisors

Mal Johal (Seaver N110)

Official Goldwater Website:

http://www.act.org/goldwater

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