Departments: Mathematics | Categories: Mathematics |
Amount | A variable number of awards up to $2,000. Total amount available is $2,000. |
Availability | Annually |
Eligibility Criteria | Junior: The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics by a Junior Student is awarded to a student of junior standing who has exhibited outstanding academic achievement as measured by his/her overall grade point average, mathematics grade point average, and number of math courses taken above the 300 level. Senior: The Award for Exceptional Achievement in Mathematics by a Senior Student is awarded to one or more undergraduate students. Each recipient has achieved senior status, given evidence of outstanding academic achievement, and exhibited exceptional leadership in mathematics related activities. |
Application Procedure | There is no application procedure for the junior award. For the senior award, the Awards Committee will request each student who meets the criteria for the award to submit a resume that includes a summary of math-related activities. |
Selection Procedure | For the junior award: The Awards Committee will provide a list of names of all student who meet the eligibility criteria listed above at least one week before the Awards Committee plans to begin considering nominees. During this week, members of the Department may nominate any additional students that they believe should be considered for the award (as indicated above), assuming that these nominees also satisfy the other eligibility criteria. The Awards Committee will determine the nominees (typically three) to be presented to the Mathematics Department by considering the following information:
The Awards Committee will then make available as an attachment to a department meeting agenda, a table which presents the MGPA, GPA and Math Credits at or above 300 and total for each of the nominated candidates. Utilizing this information, selection is by vote of the Mathematics faculty. For the senior award: The Awards Committee will provide a list of names of all students who meet the eligibility criteria listed above at least one week before the Awards Committee plans to begin considering nominees. During this week, members of the Department may nominate any additional students that they believe should be considered for the award (as indicated above), assuming that these nominees also satisfy the other eligibility criteria. The Awards Committee will determine the nominees (typically three) to be presented to the Mathematics Department by considering the following information:
The Awards Committee will then make available, as an attachment to a Mathematics Department meeting agenda, a table which presents the MGPA, GPA and Committee Total, and Total for each of the nominated candidates. Utilizing this information, selection is made by vote of the Mathematics faculty. |
Notification | The recipient of this scholarship will receive a notification letter and will be honored at the Department of Mathematics Graduation and Awards Celebration. |
Special Notes | The senior award recipient will receive a book and be recognized on an engraved plaque posted in the Mathematics Department. |