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Apply for the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship!

September 6, 2016

The Goldwater Scholarship Application is now open!

Deadline for nomination: October 20, 2016

Interested in pursuing an advanced degree and research career in science, engineering, or math?

The Goldwater Scholarship is a highly prestigious national award that recognizes the nation’s top undergraduates in science, engineering, and math. Goldwater Scholars receive up to $7,500/year towards undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room & board, for up to two years. 

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • be enrolled full-time with a STEM major
  • have minimum 3.0 GPA
  • plan to graduate in 2018 or 2019
  • be nominated by your home institution 

Goldwater Scholars typically have a GPA above 3.8, strong research experience, a record of publishing or presenting research at conferences, and a commitment to pursuing advanced research and a graduate degree in a STEM field. 

    See Drexel students who have received the Goldwater.

    Learn More and Apply

    To learn more about the Goldwater Scholarship, including how to apply for Drexel nomination, follow these steps: 

    1. Visit our Goldwater Scholarship webpage 
    2. Attend an info session and/or attend our Fellowships Advising Drop-In Hours
    3. Submit a Fellowships Interest Form to let us know you're interested in applying or to request an appointment with one of our advisors.   
    Visit the official Goldwater Scholarship website for more info.