Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation

Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater.

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Congratulations to the Goldwater Class of 2021! As a result of a partnership with the Department of Defense National Def...
03/26/2021

Congratulations to the Goldwater Class of 2021! As a result of a partnership with the Department of Defense National Defense Education Programs (NDEP), Mrs. Peggy Goldwater Clay, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, is pleased to announce that the Foundation is awarding 410 Goldwater scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. See the 2021 press release on our website.

Meet Dr. Geoff Considine, Goldwater Scholar 1989 (Georgia Tech)—from the first Goldwater class!!—and Ellen Considine fro...
03/08/2021

Meet Dr. Geoff Considine, Goldwater Scholar 1989 (Georgia Tech)—from the first Goldwater class!!—and Ellen Considine from Goldwater class of 2019 (Univ of Colorado, Boulder). Learn more about the journeys of father and daughter here - https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ellen-and-geoff-considine/

Meet Justice Robinson (Goldwater Scholar ’20, Tulsa Community College)! Read about her STEM leadership, quest to study n...
03/05/2021

Meet Justice Robinson (Goldwater Scholar ’20, Tulsa Community College)! Read about her STEM leadership, quest to study neuroscience, and current research and studies at Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/justice-robinson/

Meet Dr. Phillip Milner, Goldwater Scholar ’09 (Hamilton College)! Now at Cornell Univ., his teaching and research unite...
01/25/2021

Meet Dr. Phillip Milner, Goldwater Scholar ’09 (Hamilton College)! Now at Cornell Univ., his teaching and research unite his “two passions - organic synthesis and materials science – to develop new porous materials for solving challenges in human health, medicine, energy, and the environment.” Read about his amazing journey! https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/phillip-milner/

Congratulations to the 2019 and 2020 Goldwater Scholars who won the 2021 Marshall Scholarship! Cullen Chosy, Katherine C...
12/08/2020
Winners of the 2021 Scholarship - Marshall Scholarships

Congratulations to the 2019 and 2020 Goldwater Scholars who won the 2021 Marshall Scholarship! Cullen Chosy, Katherine Collins, Naomi Murray, and Nitheyaa Shree Ramesh – the very best to you in your upcoming adventures in the UK! Kudos to all of the Marshall Scholars! https://www.marshallscholarship.org/the-scholars/winners-of-the-2021-scholarship

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission is delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Marshall Scholarships chosen by the eight regional committees.

Congratulations to 2020 Goldwater Scholar Daniel Lesman (Ohio State Univ) on winning the 2021 Rhodes Scholarship! https:...
11/24/2020
Ohio State honors student named 2021 Rhodes Scholar

Congratulations to 2020 Goldwater Scholar Daniel Lesman (Ohio State Univ) on winning the 2021 Rhodes Scholarship! https://news.osu.edu/ohio-state-honors-student-named-2021-rhodes-scholar/

The Ohio State University senior and Dublin native Daniel Lesman has been named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar.Lesman is Ohio State’s ninth Rhodes Scholar, and the third Buckeye to be honored in three years — an unprecedented feat in university history. Ohio State’s previous recipients were Henry Wu (2...

Kudos to the winners and honorable mention of the 2021 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Resea...
10/30/2020

Kudos to the winners and honorable mention of the 2021 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student! Ashwin Sah and Noah Kravitz are 2019 Goldwater Scholars! Congratulations and best wishes!

Ashwin Sah and Mehtaab Sawhney, both currently graduate mathematics students at MIT, will receive the 2021 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student. Previously, they received Honorable Mention for the Morgan Prize for their joint work with David Stoner.

The prize committee notes, “Working alongside one another, Sah and Sawhney settled longstanding conjectures and improved results by established mathematicians. The research of Sah and Sawhney is both deep and broad, tackling questions at the very forefront of current research, yet extending across the entire gamut of modern combinatorics, with significant contributions to extremal graph theory, graph limits, additive combinatorics, Ramsey theory, algebraic combinatorics, combinatorial geometry, random graphs and random matrix theory. They have demonstrated a significant amount of ingenuity, originality and technical ability, resulting in a research record, which is extremely rare for undergraduate students.”

Noah Kravitz, doctoral student at Princeton, will receive Honorable Mention for his undergraduate research at Yale University. Read more https://buff.ly/2TxIqFM

Meet Arielle Keller (Goldwater Scholar '15-Brandeis Univ; NDSEG Fellow ’17-Stanford Univ)! Read about her fascinating re...
10/28/2020

Meet Arielle Keller (Goldwater Scholar '15-Brandeis Univ; NDSEG Fellow ’17-Stanford Univ)! Read about her fascinating research in neuroscience and psychology, and her outreach and work as a science educator! https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/arielle-keller/

Kudos to Isabella (Izzi) Grasso on your 2020 Goldwater Scholarship and work with Bigelow Laboratory For Ocean Sciences! ...
09/28/2020

Kudos to Isabella (Izzi) Grasso on your 2020 Goldwater Scholarship and work with Bigelow Laboratory For Ocean Sciences! Also congratulatoons to Clarkson University's 2020 Goldwater Scholars Ashwin Ajit and Rebecca Meacham!

🥳Congratulations to Izzi Grasso, winner of the Goldwater Scholarship!

As an NSF REU intern and later a research technician, Grasso worked with Senior Research Scientist Nick Record to forecast toxic algal blooms off the coast of Maine.

Read about her "scientific creativity and intellectual daring:" http://ow.ly/SF1Q50BDjQb

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Kudos to RIT 2020 Goldwater Scholar Emily Mahoney on the Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Program Fellowship!
08/28/2020

Kudos to RIT 2020 Goldwater Scholar Emily Mahoney on the Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Program Fellowship!

Emily Mahoney, a 4th-year Chemistry major in the RIT College of Science was awarded a prestigious Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Program Fellowship for the summer of 2020. This summer internship gives U.S. undergraduate students the opportunity to assist on advanced research projects in Canada in the areas of science, engineering, math and social sciences.

After spending her fall 2019 semester studying abroad at the University of Oxford in England, Emily was interested in gaining additional international experience, this time in a research capacity. Through the Fulbright Canada-Mitacs award, Emily was assigned to assist with research at the University of British Columbia under the direction of Dr. Shyh-Dar Li in the area of utilizing nanoparticles for genome editing. While Emily would have been working on the synthesis of the nanoparticles and the drug delivery system itself, the program was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Fulbright Canada-Mitacs program is open for applicants each year in September. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, have a competitive GPA and have at least one semester of undergraduate study left after the summer program takes place.

http://bit.ly/FellowshipFulbrightCanada

#RITStudyAbroad RIT College of Science RIT Department of Chemistry RIT Kate Gleason College of Engineering RIT College of Engineering Technology RIT School of Mathematical Sciences

Kudos to Amber Abbott, 2019 Goldwater Scholar from Virginia Tech! https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2020/05/science-class_o...
07/28/2020
Amber Abbott named 2020 Outstanding Senior for the College of Science

Kudos to Amber Abbott, 2019 Goldwater Scholar from Virginia Tech! https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2020/05/science-class_of_2020_amber_abbott_outstanding_senior.html

Abbott, a senior Honors College member majoring in microbiology in the Department of Biological Sciences with a minor in music, will pursue a Ph.D. in the Microbiology, Virology, and Parasitology Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in the fall.

Proud of these 6 Stamps Scholars - 2020 Goldwater Scholars! https://www.stampsscholars.org/2020/06/19/six-stamps-scholar...
07/16/2020
Six Stamps Scholars Win 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship - Stamps Scholars

Proud of these 6 Stamps Scholars - 2020 Goldwater Scholars! https://www.stampsscholars.org/2020/06/19/six-stamps-scholars-win-2020-barry-goldwater-scholarship/

June 17, 2020 ATLANTA, GA – Maison Clouatre (Mercer University), Michelle Graham (Mercer University), McPherson Newell (Mercer University), Bri Robertson (Louisiana State University), Hannah Scanlon (Wake Forest University), and Sarthak Shah (the Ohio State University) are recipients of the 2020 ....

Congratulations to Goldwater Scholars Grant Johnson, Nikita Kozak, and Benjamin Sepanski on winning the Department of En...
07/09/2020
DOE CSGF Selects 26 Fellows for 2020-21 | DOE CSGF

Congratulations to Goldwater Scholars Grant Johnson, Nikita Kozak, and Benjamin Sepanski on winning the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)! And kudos to all of the Fellows! https://www.krellinst.org/csgf/about-doe-csgf/news-events/2020-incoming-class

DOE CSGF Selects 26 Fellows for 2020-21 Location Ames, Iowa Date Monday, April 27, 2020 The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) will welcome 26 new students this fall, each aiming to apply high-performance computing to research in fields ranging from plasma phys...

Congratulations 2020 Goldwater Scholar Abderahim Salhi! Also kudos on your work as a NASA Goddard software engineering i...
06/30/2020

Congratulations 2020 Goldwater Scholar Abderahim Salhi! Also kudos on your work as a NASA Goddard software engineering intern, and best wishes in your upcoming studies and research at Stevens Institute of Technology! https://www.hccc.edu/templates/PBNewsDetail.aspx?id=16735

Congratulations to 2020 Goldwater Scholar Lydia Good!
06/29/2020

Congratulations to 2020 Goldwater Scholar Lydia Good!

Congratulations to Lydia Good (C’21) for being awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation! Given to students who excel in math, engineering and the natural sciences, Lydia will use her scholarship to continue her research in protein structure, function and design as an academic researcher in order to help other scientists develop tools to better understand diseases such as cancer, genetic diseases or viruses.

Read more: https://bit.ly/2Zc3eoD

Congrats to Goldwater Scholars Jakob Grzesik, Vikram Sundar, Constantine Tzouanas, and Maxwell Wang on winning the Hertz...
06/12/2020
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Announces 2020 Fellows | The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation | Empowering Limitless Progress

Congrats to Goldwater Scholars Jakob Grzesik, Vikram Sundar, Constantine Tzouanas, and Maxwell Wang on winning the Hertz! Kudos to all the 2020 Hertz Fellows! https://www.hertzfoundation.org/news/the-fannie-and-john-hertz-foundation-announces-2020-fellows/

From developing more effective drugs to creating a carbon-neutral future, the 2020 Hertz Fellows will pursue solutions to the world’s toughest challenges.

Kudos and best wishes to 2019 Goldwater Scholar Matthew DiBiase!
06/10/2020

Kudos and best wishes to 2019 Goldwater Scholar Matthew DiBiase!

#ScholarHighlight • Congratulations to 2LT Matthew DiBiase for earning the XH407 Advanced Critical Thought Award!

Born and raised in Sanibel, FL, Matt was a chemical engineering major. At West Point, Matt spent his time in catalyst materials research with the objective of reducing the Army's greenhouse gas emissions. With the goal of integrating renewable energy into the Army, Matt worked with The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and West Point - The U.S. Military Academy on several projects to include the synthesis of fuel cell and lithium ion battery materials to enhance renewable energy technology. Matt earned a Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation Scholarship for his research.

Outside of his studies, Matt created the USMA Mock Trial Team. He spearheaded recruitment of new members, and led a team with no experience to be competitive alongside the top teams in the country.

Upon graduation, Matt will commission as a signal corps officer. He hopes to use his unique blend of legal, communication, and research skills to become an Army policy leader, propelling energy diversification.

West Point Society of South Florida

Looking ahead to the 2021 Goldwater Scholarship competition and the impact of COVID-19  on research experiences, the app...
06/08/2020

Looking ahead to the 2021 Goldwater Scholarship competition and the impact of COVID-19 on research experiences, the application, and more. Kudos to 2020 Goldwater Scholar Jea Ramsammy Adams and Amherst!

When Jea Ramsammy Adams '21 applied for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation fellowship, she had plenty of in-the-lab research experience to talk about in her application. What if this summer's constraints are keeping you from gaining similar experience? Goldwater has offered this up: "research encompasses all the steps that create and disseminate new knowledge." Read more: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ to see how what you're doing right now may just fit the bill! Science at Amherst College (photo credit: Maria Stenzel)

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Current Barry Goldwater Fellow Aaron Sandoval is one of the four junior trainees at #ISSCR2019 competing to break down their research in only one-minute. Take a listen to the episode, and vote!
We had a fantastic Goldwater Scholar get-together in San Francisco on July 13th! We ate at Dumpling Time, visited the Google Building, and ate some authentic sourdough. I'm so glad to be a part of this incredible community. Thank you to everyone who came to our event: Eleanor Wang - 2019 Addison Roush - 2019 Brian Garcia Rodriguez - 2016 David Russell - 2018 Jihee Yoon - 2017 Mark B De Los Santos - 2019 Philippe David - 2018 Daniele Moro - 2018