Goldwater Scholarship: Campus Submission Instructions

Below are the instructions for submitting your Goldwater Scholarship application for the University of Vermont campus competition. In addition to submitting your application, we recommend that you keep an extra copy of your application for your own records.

By noon on Friday, December 11:

Click “submit” on your online application. If you are unsure whether your references have submitted their letters of recommendation, it is your responsibility to get in touch with your recommenders and make sure they have submitted by the deadline. Those letters will be attached to your online application once they are submitted.

Also by noon on Friday, December 11:

Submit an electronic copy as well as a hard copy of your Goldwater Scholarship essays to the Office of Fellowships Advising. The electronic copy can be in Word or PDF format and can be e-mailed to Make sure your name is on your essays as well as in the file name. The hard copy should be turned into the Fellowships Office: 17a University Heights North.

The University of Vermont Fellowships Committee will meet during the first two weeks January and nominate up to four students to represent the university in the Goldwater Scholarship competition at the national level. You will receive word of your nomination status before classes begin.

Congratulations on your accomplishments thus far, and best of luck with the end of the semester.

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