Scholarships in Mathematics

Trasher/Snow Mathematics Award

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Selection is based upon Math GPA, overall GPA, and service and leadership within the Math Department.

Dr. William Small Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate promotion of a diverse campus community.

The National Science Foundation Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $3,125, Deadline: None

Freshman applicant must rank in the top quarter of their class, have a minimum 2.7 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 850. Continuing student applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate a strong interest in each discipline. Interview is required regardless of enrollment level.

Russell and Ethel Muter Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and demonstrate satisfactory academic progress.

Blanche Marcus Carnam Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Drs. Kalyan K. and Abha P. Ghosh Endowed Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Incoming student must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and current student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need.

Academic Investments in Math and Science

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be female or a member of an underrepresented group.

Roy M. Smith Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be in the top 20% of their high school graduating class and have a minimum combined SAT score of 1300. Applicant must be a mathematics major.

Anna N. Gryting Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March

Vernon Lantis Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Loser Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit a letter addressing educational and career goals and community service.

Turney Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Riverside Math and Science Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Riverside High School with plans to attend a college or university in West Virginia and pursing a degree in math or science. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

Chemistry and Mathematics Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

If applicant is an incoming freshman, an additional application is required.

Alliance for Minority Participation Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must have a competitive standardized test score and a strong GPA

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be nominated by Mercer, have a minimum "B" GPA and rank in the top fourth of his or her class

National Science Foundation Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be in the early stages of graduate study.

Pashcal Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15 (priority)

Applicant must be a female student who is enrolled full-time and has declared a major in computer science, mathematics, chemistry, biology, or engineering. Entering freshmen Scholars must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1050 with at least a 550 on the quantitative portion (or equivalent ACT score) and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need and FAFSA required.

National SMART Grant Program

Award: $4,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must be enrolled full-time and be a Federal Pell Grant recipient

Joseph F. Nelson and Martha P. Nelson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a high school graduate who has not previously attended a post-secondary institution and is in the upper ten percent of their class. Applicant must have completed at least three years of both mathematics and laboratory science, with a fourth year in one area, with all grades of "B" or higher.

Computer Science, Engineering, and Math Scholarship

Award: $3,100, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and academic potential or ability and be enrolled full-time.

Bushmell Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must be nominated by a committee of the Math faculty.

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ExxonMobil Scholarship Program in Mathematics and Science Education

Award: $1,200, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 high school or 3.25 college GPA and be enrolled full-time. Preference is given to transfer students majoring in math/science or elementary education.

Math Faculty Scholarship Endowment

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time, and demonstrate financial need.

Oliver W. Peterson Math Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time, and demonstrate personal character and values. Financial need may be considered.

Grady Fippinger Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a Bisbee High School graduating senior entering Cochise College as a full-time freshman. Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement and be majoring in mathematics, sciences or technology with a career objective of seeking work in one of those fields. A 250-500 word essay and two letters of recommendation are required.

Guy Hollis Memorial Scholarship

Award: $250, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a full-time student majoring in mathematics who has a 3.0 or higher GPA. A recommendation by a college math instructor is required.

Helen Mulholland Memorial Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a returning student who has completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at the College. Applicant must have declared secondary science education or math education as a major or be pursuing an associate of science degree. Academic achievement must be demonstrated, while applicant must have and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The majority of applicant's classes must be on the Douglas Campus.

International Test and Evaluation

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a full-time first-year student who had a GPA of 2.0 or better in school and is seeking an AA degree in math, an AS degree in computer science, an AAS degree in electronics technology or an AS degree in physics. Non-traditional students who have postponed their education while raising a family or working are also eligible to apply.

Tennessee Math and Science Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: September 1 (fall); February 1 (spring); May 1 (summer)

Applicant must be a tenured teacher teaching in a Tennessee public school system who is seeking an advanced degree in math or science or certification to teach the subject area of math or science. Recipient must agree to teach math or science in a Tennessee public school system for two academic years for each year funded by the program; must not have a break in enrollment for more than 12 months; program of study must be completed within five years. The award for all years of study must not exceed $10,000.