Scholarships in Mathematics

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: November (first week)

Applicant must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident alien of the United States who is in the early stages of graduate study in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Eligibility is limited to applicants who have completed no more than 12 months of post-baccalaureate, full-time graduate study at the time of their application. Award is for up to three years over a five year period.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $7,500, Deadline: January 27

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or resident alien who has a minimum "B" grade average and ranks in top quarter of class. Selection is based upon merit, outstanding potential, and intent to pursue career in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering. Letter of intent to obtain U.S. citizenship is required to be submitted.

MESBEC Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 15 (fall); September 15 (spring); March 15 (summer)

Applicant must be at least one-quarter Native American and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe that is federally recognized, state-recognized, or terminated, with high GPA and test scores and be enrolled in an accredited college or university.

NSA Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Award: $30,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant be a U.S. citizen. Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1600 (composite ACT score of 25), a minimum 3.0 GPA, one letter of recommendation, transcript, leadership abilities, and have participated in extracurricular activities.

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior who will graduate or have graduated from high school in Middle Tennessee and will be enrolling in a four-year not-for-profit college or university. Applicant must be a business major or STEM major and be able to demonstrate financial need. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

HENAAC Scholars Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who is of Hispanic descent or has demonstrated significant leadership and community service within the Hispanic community. Applicant must plan to attend or is currently attending a two- or four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico pursuing a degree in science, technology, or math (health and medical fields are not eligible). Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Award: $40,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum "A-" grade average during the last two years of undergraduate work pursuing a graduate degree in the applied physical sciences (no biological sciences). Students in joint professional degree programs (e.g., M.D./Ph.D.) are not eligible.

Elon College Fellows Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must complete essay and interview if selected. Selection is based upon SAT Reasoning or ACT scores, GPA, and high school curriculum.

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year undergraduate institution, be from a disadvantaged background, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA and rank top 5% of class. One year of paid research service to the NIH for each year of scholarship required.

STEM Teachers Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) subjects at a United States middle or secondary school. Applicant must be attending an accredited U.S. college or university. Graduate-level candidates must be currently enrolled in at least two semester equivalent classes; credential/licensure students must have completed a bachelor's degree in a STEM major.

SDE Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a woman. Selection is based upon research or other relevant experience, academic ability, and extracurricular activities.

ROTC Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen enrolled in an accredited four-year institution in the United States who is active in a ROTC program and nominated by professors of military science, naval science, or aerospace studies. Applicant must be able to demonstrate academic excellence, good moral character, potential to serve as an officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, and financial need.

A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an enrolled member of a tribe with proof of tribal enrollment or certificate of Indian Blood, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a full-time student, be a member of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (membership information is included with the application), and submit transcript, essay, and letters of recommendation and resume.

Special Talent Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon achievement in an academic area, special talent in the creative arts, demonstrated leadership and service in church, community, or school organizations, or athletic ability.

STEM Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 26

Applicant must be a citizen of the United States who is registered for at least a half-time course load or more at a TSCG member institution in good standing as: a sophomore at a two-year institution; a sophomore at a four-year institution; a junior or senior at a four-year institution; or a first or second year student at a medical school.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $55,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a recent recipient (within two or three years) of a doctoral degree and have an interest in oceanographic sciences or engineering. Transcripts, at least three recommendations, and a statement of research interests/career plans are required to be submitted. Selection is based upon applicant's research potential.

Selected Professions Science & Technology Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: January 10; November 15 (dissertation fellowships)

Applicant must be a woman in her final year of a master's degree program (including one-year programs) in architecture, computer/information science, engineering, and mathematics/statistics, or of a doctoral program in engineering. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Fellow must be enrolled full time and receive her degree at the end of the year.

War Veterans and Disabled Veterans Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year institution in the United States who meets the following criteria: is on active duty in the uniformed military services or is an honorably discharged U.S. military veteran (including Reservist and National Guard personnel); who has served in Enduring Freedom Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom combat operations; or is disabled as a result of combat operations in OEF or OIE. Applicant must be able to submit a copy of Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214. Veterans returning to school may apply as a freshman and/or be enrolled as a part-time student in a two-year or four-year institution.

David G. Casavan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, be a resident of a Ventura County, and be pursuing a degree in engineering, mathematics or physical science.

CERT Scholars Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 15 (fall); February 15 (spring)

Applicant must be a member of an American Indian tribe and must have successfully completed a high school summer transition program offered by CERT or a tribal internship program. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate (12 hours/semester) or graduate (9 hours/semester) student enrolled at an accredited two or four year tribal, private, or public university or college.

Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 28

Pre-registration is required. Selection is based upon performance on a competitive math exam.

CFUW Memorial Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who is enrolled in a masters degree program in engineering, mathematics, and science for the 2008-2009 academic year. Study abroad students are also eligible to apply.

Ohio Space Grant Junior and Senior Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math related discipline. Junior award may be renewed for one additional year.

Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Math and Science Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident enrolled full time at an accredited college or university, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate good moral character.

The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences. Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2000, and be in the top tenth (or top quarter) of their class. Essay, two letters of recommendation, list of all awards received, list of Advanced Placement or Honors courses with grades, and transcripts are required to be submitted.

STEM Major Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen enrolled at an accredited four-year institution who is enrolled in a degree-granting, graduate-level STEM major (science, technology, engineering, and math) program.

Montana Space Grant Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is enrolled as a full-time student at one of the Montana Space Grant Consortium campus studying a field relevant to NASA's mission.

ASGC Fellowship

Award: $22,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a research proposal related to space and including an extramural research experience at a NASA field center, plan to be involved in ASGC outreach activities, and demonstrate career interests congruent to NASA's aerospace, science, and technology programs. Selection is based upon research proposal, letters of recommendation, resume, standardized test scores, and transcript.