2019-20 Scholarship Awards

Each year the Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers a number of scholarship awards to students majoring in mathematics.  The various scholarships - the Professors Sandra Barkdull and 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, 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.

Application available online at https://csus.academicworks.com/users/sign_in

All awards are subject to availability of funds.

Deadline for Applications:
Friday, April 12, 2019
(end of day)

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.


Mathematics & Statistics Scholarship Awards Eligibility Criteria For 2019-2020

Note: Class level standings are as of Fall 2019.

All awards are subject to availability of funds.

Professors Sandra Barkdull and Richard Cleveland Memorial Math Scholarship  (up to $2000)

  1. Applicant must be a Mathematics Major who has a record of outstanding achievement in mathematics and who shows promise for a distinguished mathematical career.
  2. Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class level standing.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.

Lorraine Erickson Scholarship (up to $1000)

  1. Applicant must be a Mathematics Major.
  2. Applicant may be either a part-time or full time student with either Undergraduate level or Classified Graduate level standing.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 overall GPA.
  4. 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.

 

Kearns Mathematics/Statistics Scholarship (up to $500)

  1. Applicant must be a Mathematics Major. Special consideration will be given to applicants planning on meeting the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Area requirements.
  2. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with Junior or Senior class level standing who will qualify for graduation within the next two semesters.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  4. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Applicant must be an active participant in community and/or campus student activities.
  6. Applicant must require financial assistance in order to continue studies at CSUS.
No discrimination shall be made on the basis of sex or ethnicity.

 

Stewart Moredock Scholarship (up to $2500)

  1. 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.
  2. Applicant must have Junior or Senior class level standing.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in all college mathematics courses.
  4. Primary consideration for selection will be the applicant's mathematical ability, followed by participation in mathematics related activities.

 

Elizabeth O'Connell Memorial Scholarship (up to $250)

  1. 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.
  2. Applicant must have Junior or Senior class level standing.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in all college mathematics courses.
  4. Primar 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 (up to $300)

  1. Applicant must intend to join the Blended Program in Mathematics.
  2. Applicant must have Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior class level standing.
  3. Applicant must be in good academic standing.
  4. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.

 

Voula Steinberg Memorial Blended Program in Mathematics Scholarship (up to $4000)

  1. Applicant must be enrolled in the Blended Program in Mathematics and/or be doing student teaching within the Blended Program in Mathematics.
  2. Applicant must have Junior, Senior, or Graduate (classified or unclassified) standing.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
  4. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.
  5. Scholarship recipients are expected to perform their student teaching through the Blended Program in Mathematics.

 

Voula Steinberg Memorial Mathematics Scholarship (up to $4000)

  1. Applicant must be a Mathematics Major who has the intention to enter the teaching profession.
  2. Applicant must have Junior or Senior class level standing.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  4. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at CSUS.
  5. Selection will be based on academic achievements in mathematics and the applicant's potential as a mathematics teacher.

 

Voula Steinberg Outstanding Mathematics Student Award ("Promise in Teaching") (up to $500 and plaque)

  1. 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.
  2. Selection will be based on achievement in upper-division and/or graduate mathematics courses and on demonstrated interest and ability to teach mathematics.