Current Scholarships

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Deadline: October 13, 2017

Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Any major


Contact:  Engineering Scholarship Program

Additional information: Goldwater_Preliminary_Application.docx

Award: Up to two from Engineering at Up to $7,500

Award Date:  2018-2019, Renewable


  • Minimum 3.00 GPA.
  • This is the preliminary application for this scholarship, which mirrors the actual application you will be expected to complete if you are one of two students selected by the Cockrell School to compete for this scholarship.
  • The actual scholarship recipient(s) will be selected by the Goldwater Foundation and awarded next year.  You should be classified as at least a junior by Fall 2018, and have at least one full year of study left at UT if applying.
  • Consideration given to the nominee's field of study and career objectives and the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field.
  • Must have interest in a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering, and detail how their academic program and their overall educational plans will prepare them for their chosen career goal.
  • Students selected as scholars are expected to pursue advanced degrees.
  • Must be in top 25% of class.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


To apply, please download the above preliminary Goldwater Application and submit it to the Engineering Scholarship Program in ERC 2.848, or If selected as a nominee, you will be given further instructions by November 1.

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Contact Information

Phone: 512-475-6830
Fax: 512-475-6893
Office Location: EER 2.848

Mailing Address:
Engineering Scholarship Program
The University of Texas at Austin
301 E. Dean Keeton C2100
Austin, Texas 78712-2100