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Scholarship Opportunities in Mathematics, the Natural Sciences, and Engineering.

Am I Eligible?

For this scholarship opportunity, Creighton must nominate you for consideration at the national level. To be eligible for that nomination, you must:

  • Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2010-11 academic year.
  • Have a college grade-point average of at least "B" (or the equivalent) and be in the upper fourth of his or her class.
  • Be a United States citizen, a permanent resident, or, in the case of nominees from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a United States national.
  • Be planning to and have a commitment towards a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

What Will I Receive?

Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.

Website:

www.act.org/goldwater

How Do I Apply?

Students need to complete a "pre-application" form. This form is due in fall 2010 (generally October). Students who have been nominated by a faculty member will receive this form. Students may also self-nominate. In this case they can obtain a "pre-application" form from Dr. Cherney, the faculty representative.

Deadlines:

Please contact Dr. Cherney for the campus deadlines.

Additional Information:

Nominees are evaluated on:

  • Demonstrated potential for and commitment to a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
  • Outstanding academic performance.

Faculty Representative:

Dr. Michael Cherney, Physics, Hixson-Lied Science Building G74, 402-280-3039, mcherney@creighton.edu.