Publicizing Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, USA, 2014/15

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation provides to the nationals of US the scholarships available for pursuing undergraduate degree and research career at an accredited institution of higher education in Mathematics, the Natural Sciences or Engineering. It will be tendered on the basis of the merit of two groups of students those who will be college juniors and those who will be college seniors in the 2014–2015 academic year. The award is worth of more than $7,500 annually covering tuition fees books etc.. It can be taken at USA.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

To be considered for nomination as a Goldwater Scholar, a student must:

-Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2013–2014 academic year, and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. “Sophomore” is defined as a student who plans two more years of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2014. Sophomore nominees can expect to receive a maximum of two years of support. Students in two-year colleges who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate program at another institution may be nominated. “Junior” is defined as a student who plans one more year of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2014. Junior nominees can expect to receive a maximum of one year of support.

-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. Nominations from permanent residents must include a letter of the nominee’s intent to obtain U.S. citizenship and a photocopy of the Permanent Resident Card (formerly known as the Alien Registration Card).

  • About the nationality:-

US students can submit an application for these scholarships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. The Trustees intend to award up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships. The number of scholarships to be awarded per state will depend on the number and qualifications of the nominees from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and, considered as a single entity, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

  1. 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.

  1. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the succeeding academic year.

  1. The awards will be made on the basis of merit to two groups of students—those who will be college juniors and those who will be college seniors in the 2014–2015 academic year. In awarding scholarships, the Foundation Board of Trustees will consider the nominee’s field of study and career objectives and the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field.

  1. All nominees and their faculty representatives are notified of their final status in the competition in late March 2014.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. All candidates for scholarships are nominated by their college or university. The Foundation will not solicit or accept applications directly from candidates but will advise applicants as to the appropriate procedures. The Foundation invites eligible accredited U.S. institutions (or branches of those institutions) to nominate students for the 2014–2015 competition. Two-year institutions may nominate up to two current sophomores. Four-year institutions may nominate up to four current sophomores or juniors. Institution’s designated Goldwater Faculty Representative must electronically submit their completed online application(s) for the Goldwater Scholarship.

  1.  Institution’s designated Goldwater Faculty Representative must electronically submit their completed online application(s) for the Goldwater Scholarship by January 31, 2014. Faculty representatives may establish an internal deadline prior to January 28 for all students to have their application completed. Nominations not electronically submitted online by 5:00 p.m. central time on January 31, 2014, will not be considered. Institutions must mail all supporting documents to the Iowa City address by the receipt deadline of February 3, 2014.

For detailed information about the application and the scholarships please visit the link

nivesh

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