Mathematics Scholarships

  • Freshman Mathematics Scholarship Application

    The Freshman Mathematics Scholarship is a $1,000 award 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.

    Requirements: An ACT Math sub-score of 30 or more* or an equivalent score on the PSAT/SAT.

    This application allows you to be considered for the Freshman Mathematics Scholarship. Please read the Required Documents section carefully.

    Deadline: January 31, 2019 by 4:30 pm.

    Note: To be considered for any scholarship, you must first be officially admitted to Minnesota State University Moorhead.

    * ACT Math sub-score is based on the official numbers reported by the high school at the time of being officially admitted.

    Required Documents

    (your application will not be considered without the following additional documents)

    The following must be included with your application:

    1. A letter of recommendation from one of your high school mathematics teachers.

      • Note: Your letter of recommendation should be signed and sent directly to the Mathematics Department by your recommender. It can either be emailed to or mailed to the following address:
        Minnesota State University Moorhead
        Mathematics Department
        1104 7th Ave. South
        Moorhead, MN 56563
    2. A 150-300 word personal statement describing why you are interested in studying mathematics (please enter below).

    3. A list of mathematics related honors you have received or mathematical activities in which you have participated (please enter below).


    Applicant Information

    (Student ID numbers are used to identify each applicant, to determine eligibility and benefits, to record information about college attendance and progress, and ensure awardees receive their scholarship.)