Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering and who intend to pursue a research career. The scholarship awards up to $7,500 for the remaining year(s) of research at App State. Desired qualities of applicants include a highly competitive grade point average, demonstrated research experience and commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to a STEM field.  Applicants interested in pursuing medicine must demonstrate a desire for medical research, rather than medical practice. This is one of the few scholarships for undergraduates, but can be a step toward a Fulbright, Rhodes or other scholarship opportunity.

If you are interested in this opportunity and wish to learn more, visit the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships – Goldwater. For questions? Email Dr. Scott Collier, Faculty Director of NCS -


About Nationally Competitive Scholarships
Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS) works with the Appalachian community to recruit and support students for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships, including those that support research, teaching and critical language learning. This is achieved with outreach, mentorship and advising throughout the entire application and selection process. NCS is committed to helping undergraduate and graduate students find ways to connect their Appalachian education to their future endeavors through scholarship opportunities. Learn more at

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Published: Sep 10, 2020 10:51am