Scholarship Detail

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: December
Application Deadline Dates: 12/10/2021
Award Amount: $7,500/year
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship provides $7,500 per year for educational expenses to outstanding sophomores and juniors majoring in mathematics, sciences, and engineering. The purpose of the award is to encourage top students to pursue careers and advanced degrees in these fields. A UC Berkeley campus committee selects Berkeley’s nominees before applications are forwarded to the Goldwater Foundation.
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available:, Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Engineering, Natural Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Other Requirements:
U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended, High School
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 3
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: A 600-word essay discussing a significant issue or problem in the chosen field of study
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: Yes
Institutional Endorsement Notes: Berkeley can nominate four students.
Other Submission Requirements: No

Further Information

Mrs. Alicia Hayes
Scholarships Manager/Advisor
Office of Undergraduate Research and Prestigious Scholarships
2410 Dwinelle Hall
(510) 643-6929