The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program aims to award exceptional students studying science, technology, engineering, research-based medicine and mathematics with a maximum of $7500 for continuing undergraduate education.
Normally, around 300 scholarships are awarded annually. In order to be considered for the scholarship, students must be either a junior or a sophomore, have at least a “B” grade point average and be in the upper quarter of his or her class.
Candidates who are juniors at the time of their application can expect to receive funding for up to one academic year. Candidates who are sophomores at the time of their application can expect to receive funding for up to two academic years.
Students who receive the Goldwater Scholarship may choose to stay in the United States or study abroad.
For more information about the Goldwater Scholarship, please contact our office.
- Campus deadline:
- VCU contact:
- Jeff Wing
Goldwater Campus Representative
Director, National Scholarship Office
- For more information:
- Resources for Applicants:
- None available
- Study abroad:
- Sophmore, Junior
- Medicine, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)