AICP Scholarship Program - Awards three tuition scholarships of $1,500 apiece each year to undergrad and graduate students who plan to work in the insurance industry. Acceptable majors include actuarial mathematics, economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, and risk management.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship - Scholarship to provide $7,500 annually. As one of the most competitive math scholarships, the program only accepts full-time sophomores and juniors holding a minimum 3.0 GPA at accredited two- and four-year institutions.
Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship - Grants $5,000 annually to two male and two female minority students who are accepted into four-year bachelor’s programs for mathematics, science, and engineering. Eligibility criteria requires self-identifying as African American or Hispanic, being graduating seniors in a Council of Great City School, displaying academic achievement with an unweighted GPA above 3.0, and being active in community service.
Claude B. Hart Memorial Scholarship - Recipients earn $1,000 yearly for $4,000 total to afford attending accredited, senior U.S. colleges. Eligible 12th graders must need financial assistance, demonstrate academic promise with a 2.5 GPA or better, and show leadership in school/community involvement.
Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship - Math majors could earn $2,000 from The Actuarial Foundation through the Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship, which remembers the Mutual Life Insurance VP who enthusiastically served as Chair until 2013.
Francis J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship - Devoted to preparing “Better Men for a Better World,” the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity donates over $400,000 yearly through scholarship funds, including the Francis J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship.
Geoffrey R. Laird Memorial Scholarship - The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) initiated the Geoffery R. Laird Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 to honor the Boylan High School senior who tragically died at 17.
Kia Motors America STEM Scholarship - The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) partnered with Kia Motors America to present a $5,000 STEM Scholarship for underrepresented minorities who are studying math, chemistry, physics, statistics, engineering, computer science, biology, and related fields.
Mary Rhein Memorial Scholarship - As the national mathematics honor society, Mu Alpha Theta offers the Mary Rhein Memorial Scholarship for $5,000 annually to remember the Ohio math teacher’s 22-year leadership tenure. Eligible winners must be graduating high school seniors or community college transfers, excel in math, act as chapter ambassadors, and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Other scholarships for math majors include the Kalin Award, Paul R. Goodney Scholarship, and Sallie Scudder Memorial Scholarship.
MATHCOUNTS Alumni Scholarship - Valued at $3,000, the MATHCOUNTS Foundation’s Alumni Scholarship is awarded yearly to outstanding high school seniors who participated in the program during sixth, seventh, or eighth grade.
Math in Moscow Scholarship - The American Mathematical Society (AMS) offers the Math in Moscow Scholarship for $10,600 annually to send U.S. citizens abroad to Russia for semester-long, mathematically intensive programs. Five recipients are chosen to study at the Independent University of Moscow, Higher School of Economics, or Moscow Center for Continuous Mathematical Education yearly.
Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarships - As a Fortune 500 mutual insurance firm headquartered in Nebraska, Mutual of Omaha grants several $5,000 Actuarial Scholarships to encourage minority students of African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Asian heritage to become certified actuaries. Eligible full-time undergraduates must attain 24+ college credits, pursue a math-related major, sustain a minimum overall GPA of 3.4, and pass at least one SOA actuarial exam. Finalists are entered for a paid summer internship in Omaha too.
NCTM Mathematics Course Work Scholarships - Endowed by the Dale Seymour Fund, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) provides the Mathematics Course Work Scholarships for $3,200 to certified teachers working in Grades PreK-5, Grades 6-8, or Grades 9-12. Funding covers graduate-level education programs where emphasis is placed on mathematics content. Eligible educators must be current NCTM members, have three or more years of classroom experience, and submit a principal’s recommendation.
Payzer Family Scholarship Fund - The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) helps students’ dreams take flight with nine annual scholarships, including the Payzer Family Scholarship Fund. For this $5,000 merit-based award, candidates must be enrolling full-time at an accredited U.S. institution for study in engineering, math, or physical/biological sciences. Competitive candidates will be graduating high school seniors, carry a minimum 2.0 GPA, pursue careers emphasizing technical information for aviation, and participate in community service efforts.
Phil Guza Memorial Scholarship - Awards $1,000 to $3,000 annually to deserving students entering higher education. Funding helps college-bound high school seniors pursue baccalaureate study in mathematics or science. Preference is given to students at Phil’s alma mater, Abraham Lincoln High School in Philadelphia.
Reuben H. Fleet Memorial Scholarship - The San Diego Foundation awards over $2.3 million annually through 160 funds, including scholarships for math like the Reuben H. Fleet Memorial Scholarship. Receiving this $5,000 award requires living in California’s San Diego County, attending a four-year university in the United States, holding at least 54 semester or 72 quarter credits, declaring a STEM-related major, and possessing a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, and completing 100+ hours of meaningful community service.
Sister Mary Petronia Van Straten Scholarship - The Wisconsin Mathematics Council, Inc. created the Sister Mary Petronia Van Straten Scholarship to present $2,000 annually in honor of a Mount Mary College who inspired young mathematicians for 36 years.
TMCF/Wells Fargo Scholarship - Worth $3,500 per semester or $7,000 yearly, the Wells Fargo Scholarship from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) selects upperclassmen who are pursuing majors in business, finance, mathematics, accounting, statistics, and relevant fields. Appropriate applicants would be studying at one of America’s 47 public HBCUs.
Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Memorial Awards - For $3,000 apiece to assist undergraduates who are in danger of not completing their bachelor’s degree in mathematics for financial reasons. The AMS randomly selects institutional members by geographic regions to gift these one-time awards to needy young mathematicians. Unlike most math scholarships, there’s no application because students are nominated by their department chair.
Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship - The Government Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association (ASA) awards the $1,000 Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship each year to full-time graduate students who are pursuing advanced training in statistics and mathematical sciences. Chosen recipients will already hold a bachelor’s degree, attend accredited U.S. graduate schools, plan careers in government, and propose an innovative research project related to federal statistics.
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