Goldwater Application Form


Demographic/Academic Information

Reference Information

Email Address
*Academic Reference
*Academic Reference
*Academic Reference

Research Experiences

Your Position
Brief description of your research subject/topic (Maximum 500 characters).

Leadership & Community Service Experience.

Brief description of your position & responsibilities (Maximum 500 characters)

In a few sentences describe your career goal.
Example: Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. Conduct research in biomedical science and teach at the University level. (Maximum 3000 characters)

List any awards, honors, or scholarships you have received (Maximum 1000 characters).

UNM Unofficial Transcript. File size can be no more than 2.0 MB.

Discuss a significant issue or problem in your field of study that is of particular interest to you. Your essay must include a description of the issue or problem; discuss an idea for research that could have significant impact on the issue or problem, describe an aspect of the research in which you would be involved, and explain the relevance of the issue or problem to you as a mathematician, scientist or engineer. Include a bibliography, references or illustrations when appropriate as part of the essay.
Essay (3 page max),12-font size. Upload File size can be no more than 2.0 MB.

A letter of support from your research mentor
The brief letter should confirm your research activity and experience, and his/her support for your application. Your research mentor may send the letter directly to Kiyoko Simmons at
Upload File size can be no more than 2.0 MB.