The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.
The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.
2019: Shae Machlus
2001: Keola Wierschem
2000: Daniel Roberts
1999: Johan E. Gonzales, Christina J. White
1998: Minesh Bacrania
1996: Gabriel Bouch
1995: Will Huttner, Darren Oldsen
1993: James Thompson
1991: Mark Beeman
1990: Michael Owens
Will Huttner, Darren Oldsen, and Gabriel Bouch also majored in mathematics while Minesh Bacrania also majored in meteorology.
Keenan Pepper received Honorable Mention in the Goldwater competition in 2007