Scholarships in Mathematics

Goldwater Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien. Applicant must have a minimum 3.4 GPA and have carried out research in field of study. Nomination materials are available in late September.

Churchill Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 19 and 26. Applicant must have a bachelor's degree from a United States college or university and may not yet have attained a doctorate degree.

VSGC Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and Vermont resident and a graduating senior in a Vermont high school or a current undergraduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA enrolled in a degree program in a Vermont institution of higher education. Applicant must plan to attend a Vermont institution of higher education full time for the following academic year and plan to pursue a professional career which has direct relevance to the U.S. aerospace industry and the goals of NASA. Three awards will be given to Burlington Technical College-Aviation Technology Program.

NALE 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, or terminated, with high GPA and test scores, and be enrolled in an accredited college or university.

College of Sciences and Mathematics Departmental Scholarship

Award: $806, Deadline: February 1

McKnight Doctoral Fellowships

Award: $17,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an African-American or Hispanic student who holds a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Awarded to applicants who intend to seek a Ph.D. degree in the disciplines of arts and sciences, mathematics, business, or engineering.

Charles Nichols Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA and a minimum 3.5 GPA in mathematics courses. Academic achievement must be demonstrated.

William Robert Simmons Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, demonstrate an exuberant and inquisitive attitude toward learning. Applicant must qualify for Colorado in-state tuition, be enrolled for six or more credit hours per semester.

Brockman Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an entering first-year traditional undergraduate high school student who is majoring in mathematics or computer science. Selection is based upon an on-campus essay and group conversation at the Collegiate Fellowship competition. Minimum composite ACT score of 28 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1250) required.

Kotaro Kodama Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 5

Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii, be a full-time graduate student with a minimum 3.3 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Francis J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,050, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an active member of Tau Kappa Epsilon pursuing an undergraduate degree in education or mathematics. Minimum 2.75 GPA required. Preference given to members of the Theta-Sigma chapter.

Undergraduate Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January

Applicant must be attending a SCSGC member institution in South Carolina.

Graduate Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January

Applicant must be attending a SCSGC member institution in South Carolina. The institution must match the $10,000 award with non-federal funds.

Kathryn Sullivan Fellowship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: January

Applicant must be attending a SCSGC member institution in South Carolina.

Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, Black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

Elizabeth Glenadine Gibb Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is majoring in mathematics/teacher education with the intent of pursuing a career in teaching mathematics. One of the following is required: have a composite ACT score of 27; be in the upper 10 percent of high school graduating class with composite ACT score of 22; or have a minimum 3.2 GPA for all course work at an accredited college or university. Current undergraduate students must be majoring in mathematics with teaching of mathematics as a career goal. Minimum 3.0 GPA required of current students.

Karen and Bruno Schmidt Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: January 15

Mathematics Department Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must receive at least a third place individual award in the Pummill Math Relays.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Mathematics

Math is Fun Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: April 1

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Mathematics

Microsoft Women's Technical Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a full-time student with a demonstrated interest in computer science and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must complete a salaried summer internship of at least 12 weeks at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Wash. Letter of recommendation, essay, resume, and transcripts required.

Microsoft Minority Technical Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a member of a group that is underrepresented in the software field, such as African-American, Hispanic, or Native American. Applicant must be a full-time student with a demonstrated interest in computer science and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must complete a salaried summer internship of at least 12 weeks at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Wash. Letter of recommendation, essay, resume, and transcripts required.

Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Mathematics

NJ Center for Science and Technology Education Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SATI score of 1100. All applicants must be interviewed by NJ Center for Science and Technology Education.

HIMSS Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a current HIMSS member. Completed application and three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from an academic advisor) are required to be submitted.

Jesse Voigt Allhands Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must major in a degree program in the Department of Mathematics and demonstrate financial need. Preference given to students from West Salem, IL or communities close to West Salem.

Leonard Howarth Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman or transfer student who is interested in majoring in biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, mathematics, pre-engineering, or physics.

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program

Award: $45,500, Deadline: January 3

Applicant must be an outstanding student pursuing graduate training in basic research areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computer/computational sciences, or environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science.

The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicant must be a male student, majoring in engineering, chemistry, physics or mathematical sciences in undergraduate or graduate school. Financial need must be demonstrated.

The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a male and a citizen of the United States and be applying to or accepted at an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students and graduate applicants may be full or part-time students. Undergraduate students must possess a GPA of 2.5 (C+) and graduate students must possess a GPA of 3.0 (B). NAACP membership is highly desirable and the applicant must demonstrate financial need. Pleaser refer to the NAACP National Website or call the NAACP National Education Department at 410 580-5760 for more information.