Stan & Yvonne Hillestad Scholarship

Departments: Mathematics Categories: Mathematics
Amount One award of $1,100.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded annually to an outstanding mathematics major who has demonstrated great potential as well as financial need, which will be the primary consideration during selection.

At time of application, students must be of sophomore or first semester junior standing and have completed, or be currently enrolled, in Math 216, declare a mathematics teaching major and have both a math and cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. The recipient must be a full-time student who has completed ES 210/211 or 212 with B- or better.

Application Procedure Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Mathematics Scholarship Application.
Selection Procedure Selection will be based on demonstrated performance and potential in math including such things as GPA, career objective, communication skills, creativity, ingenuity, reliability, enthusiasm for the discipline, and participation in class and other department activities.
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

This scholarship was established in 2006 with a generous gift from alumni Stanley and Yvonne Hillestad, lifelong Eau Claire residents.

Stanley graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1958 with a BS degree in mathematics and taught high school mathematics for 28 years. He also played intercollegiate tennis and continued for many years as the Memorial High School tennis coach.

Yvonne attended UW-Eau Claire in the 1950s as part of her nursing education and worked for many years as a nurse in Eau Claire.

Thank You Thank you notes should be addressed to Stanley and Yvonne Hillestad and sent in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.