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The purpose of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, as stated in the enabling legislation, is to alleviate a critical current and future shortage of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. A more realistic statement of the purpose, in today's terms, is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified individuals to those fields of academic study and research. The Foundation's online application will be available by September 2015. Nominations must be submitted electronically from the Foundation's website at

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Award Amount: 
eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually
Friday, January 26, 2018
Class Level: 
Chemical SciencesEngineeringMathematicsSTEM
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3.0 to 3.23.3 to 3.63.7 to 4.0
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