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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
20142015 Scholarship Awards
Each year the Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers a number
of scholarship awards to students majoring in mathematics. The various
scholarships  the Professor Richard Cleveland Memorial Math Scholarship,
the Lorraine Erickson Scholarship, the Kearns
Mathematics/Statistics Scholarship, the Stewart Moredock
Scholarship, the Elizabeth O'Connell Memorial Scholarship, the Voula Steinberg Blended Program in
Mathematics Incentive Award, the Voula
Steinberg Blended Program in Mathematics Scholarship, the Voula Steinberg Memorial Mathematics
Scholarship, and the Voula
Steinberg Award for Promise in Teaching  are funded through their
respective endowments and trusts.
In general the awards recognize students for their academic achievement,
mathematical ability, participation in mathematics related activities, or
professional promise, with each scholarship having specific requirements as
described below. Students who are currently enrolled at CSUS are
encouraged to apply for all scholarships for which they are qualified and
should read the eligibility criteria for each award before applying.
No discrimination shall be made on the basis of race, ethnicity,
religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy, age, disability, or Vietnam veteran status.
Please note: In order to be considered for scholarships students must have
a completed FAFSA (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov)
on file in the Financial Aid Office.Â All
awards are processed through the Financial Aid Office, which reevaluates any
current financial aid award package in light of an offer from the Department
of Mathematics and Statistics before funds can be disbursed.
Application Instructions
 Read the Mathematics
& Statistics Scholarship Awards Eligibility Criteria. Only
currently enrolled CSUS mathematics majors and grad students may apply
for awards.
 Complete all four
sections of the Scholarship Application
form electronically, print it, and then sign your
application.
Applicants are encouraged to apply for all scholarships for which
they are eligible. Only one completed application is needed, even
if you are applying for multiple scholarships.
 Attach an unofficial
transcript from each community college or university you have
attended showing all mathematics and statistics classes attempted and
completed (you can access your CSUS unofficial transcript by logging on
to MySacState).
 All applications must
be received in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Office,
BRH 141, no later than 4:00 PM on Tuesday, 29 April 2014.
 All scholarship
recipients are expected to write a personal letter of thanks to the
individual or organization that funds the specific award received.
Mathematics & Statistics Scholarship Awards
Eligibility Criteria
Professor Richard Cleveland Memorial Math Scholarship (at
least $1000)
 Applicant must be a
Mathematics Major who has a record of outstanding achievement in
mathematics and who shows promise for a distinguished mathematical
career.
 Applicant must be a
full time Undergraduate student with Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class
level standing.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.5 GPA in all upperdivision mathematics and statistics
coursework at CSUS.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
 Applicant must submit
two letters of recommendation attesting to his/her mathematical
strengths and future promise.
Lorraine Erickson Scholarship (up to $2500)
 Applicant must be a
Mathematics Major.
 Applicant may be
either a parttime or full time student with either Undergraduate level
or Classified Graduate level standing.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 2.0 overall GPA.
 Applicant must
demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid Office
based on the applicant's FAFSA application.
Kearns Mathematics/Statistics Scholarship ($100)
 Applicant must be a
Mathematics Major. Special consideration will be given to
applicants planning on meeting the Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Area Requirements.
 Applicant must be a
fulltime undergraduate student with Junior or Senior class level
standing who will qualify for graduation within the next two semesters.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
 Applicant must be a
U.S. citizen.
 Applicant must be an
active participant in community and/or campus student activities.
 Applicant must require
financial assistance in order to continue studies at CSUS.
Stewart Moredock Scholarship ($1000)
 Applicant must be a
Mathematics Major who has either completed, or is presently enrolled in,
a CSUS upperdivision core course in the mathematics degree program.
 Applicant must have
Junior or Senior class level standing.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.0 GPA in all college mathematics courses.
 Primary consideration
for selection will be the applicant's mathematical ability, followed by
participation in mathematics related activities.
Elizabeth O'Connell Memorial Scholarship ($100)
 Applicant must be a
Mathematics Major who has either completed, or is presently enrolled in,
a CSUS upperdivision core course in the mathematics degree program.
 Applicant must have
Junior or Senior class level standing.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.0 GPA in all college mathematics courses.
 Primary consideration
for selection will be the applicant's mathematical ability, followed by
participation in mathematics related activities.
Voula Steinberg
Memorial Blended Program in Mathematics Incentive Award ($300)
 Applicant must intend
to join the Blended Program in Mathematics.
 Applicant must have
Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior class level standing.
 Applicant must be in
good academic standing.
 Applicant must be
enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.
 Applicant must submit
a 12 page paper describing his/her intention to enter the teaching
profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.
Voula Steinberg
Memorial Blended Program in Mathematics Scholarship (up to $2500)
 Applicant must be
enrolled in the Blended Program in Mathematics and/or be doing student
teaching within the Blended Program in Mathematics.
 Applicant must have
Junior, Senior, or Graduate (classified or unclassified) standing.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
 Applicant must be
enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.
 Applicant must submit
a 12 page paper describing his/her intention to enter the teaching
profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.
 Scholarship recipients
are expected to do their student teaching through the Blended Program in
Mathematics.
Voula Steinberg
Memorial Mathematics Scholarship (up to $2500)
 Applicant must be a
Mathematics Major who has the intention to enter the teaching
profession.
 Applicant must have
Junior or Senior class level standing.
 Applicant must have a
minimum 3.0 GPA.
 Applicant must be
enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.
 Applicant must submit
a 12 page paper describing his/her intention to enter the teaching
profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.
 Selection will be
based on academic achievements in mathematics and the applicant's potential
as a mathematics teacher.
Voula Steinberg Award
for Promise in Teaching ($500 and plaque)
 Applicant must be
either be completing the Blended Program in Mathematics, a graduating
senior in mathematics who has been accepted into a teacher credential
program, or a master's degree mathematics graduate with plans to enter
the teaching profession.Â Anticipated
graduation date must be no later than June 2015.
 Selection will be
based on achievement in upperdivision and/or graduate mathematics
courses and on demonstrated interest and ability to teach mathematics.
 Applicant must submit
a 12 page paper describing his/her intention to enter the teaching
profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.
