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Subject: GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIPS ­ INFO SESSIONS NEXT WEEK!!!

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GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIPS ­ INFO SESSIONS NEXT WEEK!!!
Francis DuVinage, Director - Leslie Brice, Coordinator -
www.scholarships.umd.edu

Are you a SOPHOMORE or JUNIOR thinking seriously about graduate study and a
research career in science, math or engineering??

Attend an info session to learn about the Goldwater Scholarships, the
nation's most prestigious undergraduate awards for students in science, math
or engineering!!!

**70% OF MARYLAND¹S NOMINEES ­ 17 of 24 ­ HAVE WON GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIPS
OVER THE PAST 6 YEARS!!!**
Congratulations to Maryland's 2014 Goldwater Scholars ­ Rafael Setra,
Geoffrey Ji, and Michael Mandler!

The National Scholarships Office is holding information sessions about the
Goldwater Scholarship ­ Attend a session to learn more! (Please note:
eligibility is limited to US Citizens and Permanent Residents, and a minimum
GPA of 3.8 is recommended.)

Wednesday, September 10 at 12 noon ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall - RSVP to
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Wednesday, September 10 at 4:30 pm ­  at 2403 Marie Mount Hall - RSVP to
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Thursday, September 11 at 12 noon  ­  at 2403 Marie Mount Hall - RSVP to
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Thursday, September 11 at 4:30 pm ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall - RSVP to
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Friday, September 12 at 12 noon ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall - RSVP to
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Friday, September 12 at 4:30 ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall - RSVP to
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Sessions will take around 40 minutes. Space is limited, so please let us know
by email to [log in to unmask] which session you plan to attend. If these
times are not possible for you but you are interested in learning more,
please let us know by writing to the same address.

The deadline to apply for University of Maryland nomination for the Goldwater
Scholarship will be Monday, November 24, 2014.  For more information, read
the description below and contact us at [log in to unmask]
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GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP - Visit the Goldwater website at:
https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/

WHO CAN APPLY: US Citizens or Permanent Residents ­ must be sophomores or
juniors in fall 2014 ­ GPA of 3.8 or higher strongly recommended ­ Majors
in Science, Math and Engineering fields

NOMINATION APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 24, 2014

IMPORTANT: All candidates for Goldwater Scholarships must be nominated by
their college or university.

CONTACT THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE AT [log in to unmask] to learn more
and for assistance with the application process. Dr. Robert Infantino is
Maryland's faculty representative for the Goldwater Scholarship.

Description: The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program was created to
encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural
sciences, or engineering and to foster excellence in those fields.

The awards will be made on the basis of merit to sophomores and juniors who
intend to pursue graduate study (usually a Ph.D.) in mathematics, the natural
sciences, or engineering. Up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships are awarded
annually. (Important note for pre-med students: Students who plan to study
medicine are eligible for a Goldwater Scholarship ONLY if they plan a
research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in a private
practice.)

Award:  Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition,
fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.
Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to
the succeeding academic year. Sophomore scholarship recipients are eligible
for a maximum of two years of scholarship support, and junior scholarship
recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year of scholarship support.

UMD Campus Deadline:  Monday, November 24, 2014 - This is the deadline for
Maryland students applying for Goldwater nomination by the University of
Maryland, College Park.


Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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