Goldwater Scholarship

2016-17 Dates and Deadlines available soon


To provide a continuing source of highly qualified individuals for academic study and research in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering by awarding scholarships to outstanding sophomores and juniors who demonstrate interest in related fields.

The stipend covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 annually, independent of need.  Maximum:  2 years for juniors; 1 year for seniors.

Up to 250


Students who are US citizens, resident aliens, or US nationals, sophomores and juniors, and having a 3.0 or better GPA are eligible to apply. To be considered, a student must be nominated by Middlebury College; the college may nominate up to four students.  NOTE:  Students who plan to study medicine are eligible only if they plan a research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in private practice.


Internal deadline to apply for nomination: Nov 10 noon

Final application deadline for nominiees:  Jan 27

To be submitted by the Middlebury deadline (coming soon) for nomination consideration:

Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Davis Family Library 225G

Goldwater Scholarship