Mathematics Department Scholarships

MSUM Department of Economics, Law and Politics offers a variety of scholarships for current and incoming students including, economics, international studies, paralegal and political science. Students can apply for university scholarships through the online scholarship application October 1-February 1.

Awarded to a student who is majoring in mathematics with preference given to applicants who are pursuing a Minor in Music or a members of a MSUM music ensemble (choral or instrumental). Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during the previous academic year.

No additional requirements needed

The Dr. James and Elaine Hatzenbuhler Math Scholarship is awarded to an incoming transfer student who is pursuing a mathematics major (renewable for a second year if a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in mathematics courses along with satisfactory progress toward a mathematics degree). Requirements: Must have a declared Mathematics Major (this includes Math Education and Actuarial Science). Initial applicants must have completed the equivalent of Calculus I (Math 261) and Calculus II (Math 262). They must also have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours of college credit with a minimum 3.0 GPA both overall and in previous math courses that count toward a mathematics major.

No additional requirements needed

The Freshman Mathematics Scholarship award is given to first-year mathematics majors (including math education, actuarial science, or math with a computational emphasis).  The scholarship is renewable for a second year if a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in mathematics courses along with continued progress toward a mathematics degree.

Please provide a list of mathematics related honors you have received or mathematical activities in which you have participated.

Attach a signed letter of recommendation from one of your high school mathematics teachers.

James Wallen Scholarship in Mathematics is awarded to a junior mathematics major to support their senior year of study based on their scholarly achievement in their mathematics coursework. Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during academic year.

No additional requirements needed

The Katherine Leonard Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in mathematics. Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during the preview academic year.

No additional requirements needed

Awarded to a mathematics major with freshman and sophomore standing who plans to pursue a career as a teacher of mathematics at either the K-12 level or college level. Requirements: Must have declared a mathematics major. The award will be given to a student who shows promise of becoming an excellent classroom teacher.

No additional requirements needed

The Marion V. Smith Math Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Actuarial Science. Requirements: Must have declared Actuarial Science major.

No additional requirements needed

The Mathematics Transfer Student Scholarship is awarded to an incoming transfer student who is pursuing a mathematics major (renewable for a second year if a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in mathematics courses along with continued progress toward a mathematics degree).

Requirements: Must have a declared Mathematics Major (this includes Math Education and Actuarial Science) and must have a least one year of additional coursework remaining.

Attach a signed letter of recommendation from one of your college level mathematics instructors.

Attach a list of mathematics related honors you have received or mathematical activities in which you have participated.

Recipient will be properly enrolled as a fulltime student at MSUM

Student majoring in either BA in Mathematics or BS in Mathematics

Must have GPA of 3.25 or higher

Preference for Junior or Senior student status at time of disbursement with an emphasis in either computation math or planning to attend graduate school.

 

The Rothmann Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an upper-class student majoring in mathematics with preference given to students who have a high G.P.A. in their mathematics coursework. Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during the previous academic year.

Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARS (both available on eServices for MSUM students).

The Tim and Kathy Peil Mathematics Scholarship is awarded to math majors who have demonstrated a record of involvement in mathematical service and professional development activities. Requirements: Minimum GPA and activity requirements are based on the applicant’s standing in the major.

Please submit a document describing your involvement in the MSUM Mathematics Department such as: math club, service to the department, math tutoring, math contests, academic conference or meetings, presentations, or journal articles.