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).
The 2019-2020 Goldwater application cycle will be announced Spring 2019.
The 2019-2020 Churchill application cycle will be announced Spring 2019.
For seniors and alumni. 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.
The 2019-2020 NSF-GRFP application cycle will be announced Spring 2019.
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.
|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.
|September 1, 2018||Application Open|
|March 7, 2019||National Application Deadline|
|April 12, 2019||All Applicants Notified of Status|