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Competition Details

Goldwater Scholarship

Goes By: Goldwater

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Goldwater Pre-Application Deadline
Monday, October 2, 2023

Goldwater Campus Nomination Deadline
Monday, October 16, 2023
12 noon

About this Fellowship

The most prestigious undergraduate award for students in the sciences, the Goldwater recognizes exceptional students dedicated to a research career in math, science, or engineering.

Applicants must apply for university nomination. The university may nominate up to four students for the Goldwater.

USC has had at least one Goldwater scholar (and often more than one) annually since 1993.

Hear more about this fellowship by checking out our podcast, Engage in the Process!

Award Value

Up to $7,500 for tuition, fees, books, and room and board.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required Yes

Last updated: May 7, 2024

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