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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship


UIC Goldwater application deadline: November 26, 2014
Goldwater application deadine:
January 23, 2015

Important Notes: Candidates must be nominated by UIC and may not apply directly. UIC students interested in applying should contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs for more information about the application process. UIC can nominate (4) students per year.

Eligibility: Candidates must be full time sophomores or juniors at the time of application, be interested in a research career in science, math or engineering, be a U.S. citizen, natural or resident alien, and have a GPA of 3.7 or above. Students planning on medical studies alone are not eligible. Students pursuing the MD/PhD can be candidates. Due to the competitive nature of the UIC selection process, strong candidates should have at least 3 months of science/engineering research experience.

Description: The Goldwater Scholarship is awarded annually to oustanding sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing a career in science, math or engineering. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books and room/board up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Sophomores are eligible for up to two years of funding.

UIC winners:
2012 - Wenji Guo
- Alan Tang
- Ekaterina Khramtsova
- Aarti Sharma
- Daniel Lee, Farah Shareef, Ying (Amy) Ye
2006 - Amit Nathani
- Neelima Vidula, Stephen Yip
- Vladimir Skavysh, Petia Tontcheva
- Monica Mazda, Laura Porro
- Neil Ahluwalia, Rehan Ahmed, Michelle Gentile  
2001 - Gaurav Gaiha

Send applications to: students must consult the Office of Special Scholarship Programs before applying.


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