Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Up to $7,500
January (last Friday)
Sponsor: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or juniors, U.S. citizens or resident aliens, have a minimum "B" GPA and be in the upper fourth of their class. Award must be used during the junior or senior year of college. Selection is based on potential and intent to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.
How to apply: Institutions nominate college sophomores or juniors. Applicants may not apply directly to the foundation.
6225 Brandon Avenue, Suite 315 Springfield, VA 22150
GBT Student Observing Support (SOS) Program Up to $35,000
Sponsor: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
Eligibility: GBT is the largest fully steerable single aperture antenna. Students begin the application process by completing a preliminary funding proposal form. If the proposal is accepted, they will be informed of further requirements.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
NRAO Headquarters 520 Edgemont Road Charlottesville, VA 22903