# 2016-2017 Scholarship Awards

Each year the Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers a
number of scholarship awards to students majoring in
mathematics. The various scholarships - the *American
Statistical Association Scholarship*, the *Professors Sandra
Barkdull and Richard Cleveland Memorial Math Scholarship*, the *Lorraine
Erickson Scholarship*, the *Stewart Moredock
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, and/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.

**All awards are subject to availability of funds.**

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. All awards are processed through the Financial Aid Office, which re-evaluates 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

*Applicants are encouraged to apply for all scholarships for
which they are eligible. Please be sure that you are
eligible for the scholarships you check on the application form.
*

*Only one completed application is needed, even if you are applying for multiple scholarships.*

- Read the Mathematics & Statistics Scholarship Awards Eligibility Criteria. Only currently enrolled CSUS mathematics majors and mathematics graduate students may apply for awards.
**Electronically**complete all items in all five sections of the Scholarship Application form.

Print your completed form - single sided - and then**sign your application**.**Your application will not be considered it is not signed.**- Attach an
**unofficial transcript**--*not a course history*--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*. - Attach any required letters of recommendation. Letters must
be printed on
**official letterhead**and signed. - All applications must be received in the Department of
Mathematics and Statistics Office,

BRH 141,**no later than 4:00 PM on Wednesday, 30 March 2016**. - All scholarship recipients are expected to write a personal letter of thanks to the individual or organization that funds the specific award received.

**To receive full consideration for scholarships,
all application instructions must be followed completely.
**

## Mathematics & Statistics Scholarship Awards Eligibility Criteria

### For 2016-2017

*Note: Class level standings are as of Fall 2017.*

**All awards are subject to availability of funds.**

#### American Statistical Association Scholarship (up to $500)

- Applicant must be a Mathematics Major. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are completing the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Area Requirements.
- Applicant must have Junior or Senior class level standing.
- Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 overall GPA.
- Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.

#### Professors Sandra Barkdull and Richard Cleveland Memorial Math Scholarship (up to $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 upper-division 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.
- Applicant may reapply for the scholarship up to two years.

#### Lorraine Erickson Scholarship (up to $500)

- Applicant must be a Mathematics Major.
- Applicant may be either a part-time 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. A completed FAFSA application must be on file in the Financial Aid Office prior to receipt of an Erickson Scholarship.

#### Stewart Moredock Scholarship ($2000)

- Applicant must be a Mathematics Major who has either completed, or is presently enrolled in, a CSUS upper-division 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 1-2 page essay describing his/her intention to enter the teaching profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.

#### Voula Steinberg Memorial Blended Program in Mathematics Scholarship ($3500)

- 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 1-2 page essay describing his/her intention to enter the teaching profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.
- Scholarship recipients are expected to perform their student teaching through the Blended Program in Mathematics.

#### Voula Steinberg Memorial Mathematics Scholarship (up to $3500)

- 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 1-2 page essay 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 completing the Blended Program in
Mathematics,
*or*be a graduating senior in mathematics who has been accepted into a teaching credential program,*or*be a Mathematics Master degree candidate who plans to enter the teaching profession. The anticipated graduation date must be no later than June 2017. - Selection will be based on achievement in upper-division and/or graduate mathematics courses and on demonstrated interest and ability to teach mathematics.
- Applicant must submit a 1-2 essay paper describing his/her intention to enter the teaching profession including his/her professional aspirations or goals.