Goldwater Scholarship

Audience: Sophomore or junior students at the time of application

Deadline: NYU Internal Deadline – November 12 at 5:00 pm. Students need to submit a whole application (available for download at the Goldwater website) to the Office of Global Awards by November 12th at 5:00 p.m. Note that this includes a pdf of the online application form, additional essay, current college transcript, and three letters of recommendation.)

Award: Awards up to $7,500 for the remaining undergraduate year(s) of study.

Description: The Goldwater Scholarships award funding for undergraduate study leading to research careers in mathematics, natural science or engineering. Please see the Goldwater website for information about what areas of study are supported. If you look over the list of past Goldwater scholars, you’ll see that the foundation notes undergraduate majors and career objectives. They also have very specific advice for students who plan to study medicine: “Students who plan to study medicine are eligible for a Goldwater Scholarship only if they plan a research career rather than a career as a practicing physician with emphasis on the clinical practice of medicine and patient care.”