The Council on Undergraduate Research has partnered with the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation (BGSF) Program (hereafter Goldwater Scholars Program) to present the CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Award, which recognizes faculty mentors who conduct their research in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline, as defined by the Goldwater Scholars program.  Mentors must have mentored a minimum of three Goldwater Scholars during their career.

Awardees receive:

  • The honor of being recognized as a CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor
  • In addition, $5000 will be awarded to the recipient’s institution and dedicated to support of the faculty mentor’s research program and/or current undergraduate researchers

shieldsCongratulations to the 2022 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Award Recipient!
Dr. George Shields, professor of Chemistry at Furman University, has been selected as the 2022 Council on Undergraduate Research-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award consists of a plaque and $5,000 for the awardee’s research program and/or undergraduate researchers. Read the press release.


For questions or additional information about the CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor awards, please contact Lindsay Currie.