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Scholarships|Department of Mathematics

Scholarships are awarded each spring in conjunction with Math Awareness Week. There is no application process. Recipients are chosen by a scholarship committee, who considers such factors as: the number of math courses taken, department or math-education service, GPA, and financial need. The scholarship amounts vary each year but usually range from $300-$600.

William Bridges Memorial Award
To freshman or sophomore mathematics majors.

Theresa Britschgi Memorial Award
To UW mathematics majors. 

Dr. Ray J. Hanna Award
To mathematics majors from Wyoming who have grade point average sof 3.0 or better. Preference is given to students who have attended Wyoming community colleges.

Howard H. Heady Award
To sophomore, junior, or senior mathematics majors who are also Wyoming residents. 

Robert H. LaGrange Memorial Award
To UW mathematics majors. 

Greta Neubauer Mathematics Award
To a full-time, female student majoring in mathematics. Primary consideration is given to academic performance; financial need is also considered. 

Ottis H. Rechard Award

To an outstanding math major, preferably in the senior year.

Virindra and Gail Sehgal Mathematics Fund
To UW mathematics majors.

Les Shader Student Awards Endowment
To UW mathematics majors.

Catherine Gibbs Shaw Fund in Mathematics
Because of Ms. Shaw's generosity, numerous awards are available to students majoring in mathematics.

Peter E. Skinner Award
The Skinner Award is intended for students with financial need. The scholarship can be renewed annually until graduation if the student remains in good academic standing.  This award is open to all undergraduate math majors, double majors, and minors.  Graduate students in mathematics are also eligible (this includes SMTC students). The scholarship is granted for one year, but can be renewed annually. The scholarship is granted in multiples of $500, depending on FAFSA need. No decision can be made until an applicant's FAFSA report has reached the University of Wyoming. There are no application deadlines. Submitted applications are reviewed periodically. Please download application here.

Palmer O. Steen Award

To UW mathematics majors who are also Wyoming residents.

Verne Varineau Scholarship
To mathematics or math education majors of junior standing with outstanding academic records.

Steven Lane Ashley Memorial Award
Graduate students only. Recipients must be United States citizens. Consideration is given to the student's academic record and work ethic.


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