Goldwater Scholarship

PURPOSE

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.

AWARD
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.

NUMBER OFFERED
Up to 250

ELIGIBILITY
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. 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.

DEADLINES
Nomination application deadline is noon on Nov. 10, Goldwater final deadline is in January.

APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply, you must be nominated by Middlebury. Middlebury can nominate up to four candidates.

To be nominated, interested candidates must complete a profile and preliminary Goldwater application online at https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org by the internal deadline. 

Also, submit the online Fellowships Permissions and Waiver form. 

Selected nominees will solicit letters of recommendation and work with the fellowships advisor to prepare for the final Goldwater submission deadline in January.

CONTACT

Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Davis Family Library 225G
802-443-3183

Website
Goldwater Scholarship