Goldwater Scholarship Preparation Tools

The Goldwater Scholarship is intended to help undergraduate science and engineering students by providing $7500 for one-two years of college. Sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. UMass is one of the most successful universities in the country in producing Goldwater scholars. To become eligible, you will need to be selected as one of the 4 finalists we are allowed to nominate. The documents here will provide you with specific information on the steps needed to ensure you are nominated, and then win, this prestigious award.

Step-by-step instructions for the Goldwater Scholarship

How to prepare your Research Proposal

To be considered for the campus nomination, you  must also ensure that 3 letters of recommendation to support your application are sent to ONSA ( no later than November 14, 2016. Please follow these instructions for securing these letters.

Note that you will also need to complete a research proposal according to the criteria set forth in the official Goldwater application. The final draft of this proposal should be emailed to ONSA (



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