Goldwater Scholarship Info Session with Penn Goldwater Scholars

October 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn about the Goldwater Scholarship, which provides sophomores and juniors with $7,500 per year in undergraduate tuition and identifies recipients as future STEM researchers. After a brief presentation on the award, Penn's four 2019 Goldwater Scholarship recipients will share their experiences and advice:

  • Chloe Cho (SEAS '21, Bioengineering)
  • Lauren Duhamel (SEAS '20, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
  • Srinivas Mandyam (COL '20, Physics, Biophysics, Math)
  • Abigail Poteshman (COL '20, Physics, Math)


  • Intention to earn a PhD and pursue a research career in a STEM field
  • GPA ideally 3.85 or higher
  • Applying for the Goldwater is a great way to learn about the fellowships process and prepare to apply for other fellowships to support graduate school in the US or internationally

Penn Application Deadline (for sophomores and juniors):

  • December 1, 2019, 11:59pm Eastern US Time
Contact: for more information.

CURF Fireside Lounge (Room 200 of the ARCH Building, 3601 Locust Walk)

Goldwater Scholarship