Goldwater

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program awards scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in science, math, and engineering. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official online nomination process on the Foundation's website.

  • Eligibility at a glance
    • Sophomore or junior pursuing a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering
    • GPA of at least "B" (or the equivalent)
  • Maximum award of $7,500 annually
  • Deadline: Late January

Villanova Recipients

Student

Year

Field of Study

Kate Henderson (Honorable Mention)
2017 Environmental Science
Taylor Brown   2017 Biochemistry/CBN
Laura Meissner (Honorable Mention)
2016 Biology

Nicholas Ader

2014          

Biochemistry/Biology

Gregory Matthew Campbell
(Honorable Mention)

2014

Mechanical Engineering

SeHwan Kim (Honorable Mention)

2014

Electrical Engineering,
Computer Engineering

Joana Petrescu

2013

Biochemistry

Ian Dardani

2012

Mechanical Engineering

Katherine Dynarski (Honorable Mention)

2012

Biochemistry

Kyle Conroy (Honorable Mention)

2010

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Jared Coughlin (Honorable Mention)

2010

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Janine Myszka (Honorable Mention)

2010

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Jonathan Axtell (Honorable Mention)

2009

Chemistry

Shreya Trivedi (Honorable Mention)

2009

Biology

Alexandra Bausch

2008

Chemistry

Haig Norian

2007

Electrical Engineering

Robert Zellem (Honorable Mention)

2006/2007

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Morgan Jones

2005

Biology

Gregory Riviello (Honorable Mention)

2004

Chemistry

Sarah Banas

2003

Mechanical Engineering

Joleen Miller

2003

Astronomy

Michael Schmidt

2003

Biology/Computing Science

Heidi Shimp

2002

Chemistry

Lisa Winter

2002

Astronomy

John Bochanski

2001

Astronomy

Elizabeth McIlmoyle

1999

Biology

Frederick Hankins

1998

Physics/Mathematical Sciences

Theresa Ladrigan

1997

Biology

Susan Ptak

1995

Population Genetics