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  • Scholarships

Mathematics

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  • Scholarships in the Mathematics Department for the 2015 - 2016 Academic Year

    The Mathematics Department awarded over $8,000 in scholarships and awards for the 2014-15 academic year and expects to award even more for the 2015-16 academic year. In order to be a recipient of some of these awards you must apply. See each application for deadlines.

    Scholarships requiring Applications

    • Freshman Mathematics Scholarship ($500) 
      • Awarded to first-year mathematics majors (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: An ACT Math sub-score of 30 or more or an equivalent score on the PSAT/SAT and Official Admittance to MSUM. See application form for details.
       
    • Tim and Kathy Peil Mathematics Scholarship (award amount varies) 
      • 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. See application form for details.
       
    • Ken Garland Mathematics Scholarship ($1,000 award) 
      • Awarded to a mathematics major with freshman, sophomore, or junior 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. See application form for details.
       
    • Shelda Warren Math Education Endowed Scholarship ($500 award) 
      • Awarded to a mathematics major pursuing the Math Education emphasis. Preference will be given to students with significant experience as a MSUM Math Department tutor. Requirements: Must have declared a Math Education Emphasis, passed the Basic Skills Tests, and formal admission into the MSUM Teaching Program. See application form for details.
       
    • Marion V. Smith Math Scholarship ($500 award) 
      • Awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Actuarial Science.  Requirements: Must have declared Actuarial Science major. See application form for details.
       
    • Bill Ritchie Award for Excellence in Mathematics ($500 or greater) 
      • Awarded to a student graduating during the 2014-2015 academic year who has been accepted to study mathematics at a graduate school. Requirements: Must provide evidence of admission to a graduate program. See application form for details.
       

    Other Awards and Scholarships

    The Mathematics Department awards several thousand dollars with of merit-based scholarships to students based on nominations and/or recommendations from faculty advisors. These scholarships include the Katherine Leonard Endowed Scholarship, the James Wallen Endowed Scholarship, the Rothmann Family Scholarship, and other merit- based scholarships and awards for students at the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior level.