For outstanding sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing graduate school in a STEM field. Eligible sophomores must have a 3.9 GPA and have participated in research for at least one summer and one academic semester and plan to obtain a PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM/PhD on the way to a research-oriented career. Eligible juniors must have a 3.85 GPA, have participated in research for at least two semesters, and plan to obtain a PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM/PhD on the way to a research-oriented career. If interested, please complete a pre-application on the Goldwater website (usually available after Labor Day).
|Mid-September 2019||Eligible students will receive email invitation from College of Science/College of Engineering|
|October 1, 2019||Submit Draft 1 for feedback|
|October 14-18, 2019||Schedule a meeting with Jenny Smith|
|November 1, 2019||Submit Draft 2 for feedback|
|November 11-15, 2019||Schedule a second meeting with Jenny Smith|
|November 18, 2019||Nomination Deadline|
|January 2020||Application Deadline|
|April 2019||Schedule an on-campus meeting with Jenny Smith|
|June 10, 2019||Submit First Draft|
|August 2019||Submit Second Draft|
|October 2019||National Application Deadline|
The NSF GRFP provides a $34,000/year stipend and $12,000/year cost-of-education allowance for up to 3 years of research-based study leading to a MS or PhD in science, engineering, social science, or STEM education. If interested, please fill out this interest form.
|April 1-30, 2019||Schedule a meeting with Jenny Smith|
|July 29, 2019||Submit 1st draft for feedback|
|August 26-30, 2019||Schedule a meeting with Jenny Smith|
|September 16, 2019||Submit 2nd draft for feedback|
|October 7-11, 2019||Schedule a meeting with Jenny Smith|
|October 2019||Application Deadline|
For all years; this scholarship funds up to $8,000 for summer study (minimum of 8 weeks) for students majoring in the STEM fields. This specific component of the Boren Awards can consist of either language study, language study + STEM coursework, or language study + a STEM internship. If interested, please fill out this interest form.
|Fall 2018||Schedule Information Meeting with Elise|
|December 14, 2018||Deadline to submit an interest form|
|December 30, 2018||First Draft Due Date on Sakai|
|January 14, 2019||Second Draft Due Date on Sakai|
|January 25, 2018||Campus Application Due Date|
|Week of January 28, 2019||Campus Committee Interviews|
|February 7, 2019||National Application Deadline|
|Late April 2019||All Applicants Notified of Status|
For sophomores and juniors; this scholarship funds up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses, and connects students interested in conservation and environmental issues to a national network of policy-makers. Applicants must have a clear track record of research and advocacy in this field. If interested and eligible, please fill out this interest form.
|September 1, 2018||Application Open|
|March 7, 2019||National Application Deadline|
|April 12, 2019||All Applicants Notified of Status|