Category Archives: Goldwater Scholarship

Goldwater Scholars 2017: Alabama, Iowa State Lead Publics, but Regional Publics Do Well

Each year, we provide an update of Goldwater scholarships won by public university students, and public universities did extraordinarily well in 2017, winning 128 out of 240  scholarships awarded this year. The percentage of scholars is down slightly from 2016, … Continue reading

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Honors Programs Plus Strong Merit Aid: Alabama Honors College

Editor’s Note:  This is the second post in a new, lengthy series that will highlight ten or more public university honors colleges and programs that are (1) excellent academically and (2) offer substantial merit aid either through the honors program or … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholars 2016: CUNY, Maryland, Wisconsin, U North Texas Shine

Each year, we provide an update of Goldwater scholarships won by public university students, and public universities did extraordinarily well in 2016, winning 136 out of 252  scholarships awarded this year. The percentage of scholars is slightly down from 2015, … Continue reading

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Univ of Arizona Honors Students Win Churchill Scholarships, Show Value of Undergrad Research

Editor’s Note: This post is by Jill Goetz, Karna Walter, and Emily Kotay of the University Arizona College of Engineering and Honors College and was first published on January 17, 2016, on the UA News site. Two University of Arizona seniors … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholars 2015: Alabama, Clemson, Maryland, UMass, Minnesota, and Rutgers Lead the Way

Each year, we provide an update of Goldwater scholarships won by public university students, and public universities did extraordinarily well in 2015, winning 152 out of 260  scholarships awarded this year. We provide this update because Goldwater scholars are all … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: University of Connecticut

Editor’s note: This is another in our series featuring public university honors students who won prestigious Goldwater scholarships in 2014.  This post comes from the UConn Honors Program…. Three UConn honors students have each won a 2014 national Barry M. … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: University of Kentucky

Editor’s Note: This is the latest in our continuing series of profiles featuring students from public university  honors programs who won Goldwater Scholarships in 2014.  The following information is from the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky Office of External … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: UMass Commonwealth Honors College

Editor’s Note:  This is another in a series of profiles of 2014 winners of Goldwater Scholarships who are students at public university honors colleges or programs. Three Commonwealth Honors College students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received scholarships … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: ASU Barrett Honors Students

Editor’s Note: The post below by Arizona State writer Sarah Auffret is another in our series on 2014 Goldwater scholars from public university honors programs…. Three outstanding Arizona State University juniors who already are doing sophisticated research have won Goldwater … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: Purdue Honors College

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series on 2014 Goldwater Scholarship winners who are students in public university honors programs. Haefa Mansour – College of Engineering and Honors College A major in Chemical Engineering, Haefa Mansour is a … Continue reading

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