Goldwater Scholarship Info Session on 9/13 & 9/17!

Hello Honorites!

Te-Wen Lo, our Goldwater Campus Representative, will host an information session on September 13 in CNS 118 during the noon hour and September 17 in Six Mile Creek from 4-5pm.

The Goldwater Scholarship is one of the most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. It seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who demonstrate exceptional promise in their respective research fields.

Our very own Dallas Fonseca ’18 (Mathematics, Biochemistry) was named a 2017 Barry Goldwater Scholar. Last year an additional 281 nominees were named as Honorable Mentions, two of which were Jesse Hsu ’19, Chemistry BS major and Madison Chlebowski ’19, Biology BS major of Ithaca College.

According to the Goldwater website, they are seeking individuals with characteristics including:

  • Strong commitment to a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering
  • Effective display of intellectual intensity in the sciences, mathematics and engineering
  • Potential for a significant future contribution to research in their chosen field

To be eligible, a student must:

  • Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior
  • Intend to pursue a research career
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Be a US Citizen or a permanent resident

Scholarship Amount: Scholarships of up to $7500 a year are provided to help cover cost associated with tuition, mandatory fees, books, room and board.  

Te-Wen Lo, our Goldwater Campus Representative, will host an information session on September 13 in CNS 118 during the noon hour and September 17 in Six Mile Creek from 4-5pm.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Rachel Balzano at rbalzano@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3409. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.