The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program in USA, 2013
Barry goldwater scholarship and excellence in education foundation will award undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students in the spring of 2013. The scholarships will be awarded on the merit basis to two groups of students—those who will be college juniors and those who will be college seniors in the 2013–2014 academic year. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Scholars may opt to study abroad but the base of Goldwater funding which will be based on their U.S. institution’s budget.
Study Subject(s): Mathematics, natural sciences, engineering and related subjects.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Fund.
Scholarship can be taken at: USA and Oversees (The Foundation invites eligible accredited U.S. institutions (or branches of those institutions) to nominate students)
Eligibility: -Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2012–2013 academic year. “Sophomore” is defined as a student who plans two more years of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2013.
-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 2013. 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).
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of USA can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The Foundation will award undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students, to be known as Barry Goldwater Scholars, in the spring of 2013 for use during the 2013–2014 academic year. 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 2013–2014 academic year—who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Four-year institutions are eligible to nominate up to four students who are in the sophomore or junior class during the 2012–2013 academic year. Two-year institutions may nominate up to two students who are sophomores during the 2012–2013 academic year. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official online nomination process on the Foundation’s website.
Duration of award(s): Junior-level scholarships for a maximum of two academic years and senior-level scholarships for a maximum of one academic year.
What does it cover? Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.
Notification: Students will be notified by late March 2013.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till January 28, 2013.
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