The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
ETSU Faculty Representative:
Dr. Daniel Zhang
Assistant Professor of Geography
Department of Geosciences
Office: 302 Yoakley Hall
Phone: (423) 439-7513
Fax: (423) 439-7520
Up to $7,500 annually, which can be used towards tuition, fees,
books, and room and board. Sophomore applicants are eligible for
a maximum of two years of scholarship support, although yearly
awards are non-transferable and must be used in full in the
Applicants must be US citizens or nationals, and full-time
sophomores or juniors pursuing a bachelor's degree in the broad
fields of Engineering, Mathematics, or the Natural Sciences.
Those who plan to study medicine are eligible only if they
intend a career in research (rather than medical practice).
Further, applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be in the
top quarter of their class.
When to Apply:
The institutional due date is November 21, 2011.
In 1985, the US Congress established the Barry M. Goldwater
Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program in order to
encourage outstanding students to pursue careers as scientists,
mathematicians, and engineers. Each year, the Program grants up
to 300 scholarships to highly qualified individuals so they may
continue their study of engineering, mathematics, or the natural
sciences. Applicants must not only show evidence of academic
excellence, but also demonstrate a commitment to their chosen
field and be able to clearly articulate their future career
plans and their potential to make a significant contribution to
ETSU Honors College Scholarships and