# NAU Mathematics and Statistics Scholarships

We award a number of scholarships to outstanding students enrolled in or entering one of our undergraduate or graduate programs.

The awards are announced each year in April during the Mathematics and Statistics Honors Week reception.

## Undergraduate scholarships

### Scholarship Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2021

The following is a list of available undergraduate scholarships and approximate award values.

#### The Vesto M. Slipher Scholarship (Mathematics Award) Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Outstanding junior or senior majoring in mathematics or statistics.
- Must have at least two semesters of remaining course work to be completed

Approximate Value: **$1500**

#### Charles E. Little Mathematics Education Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Outstanding junior majoring (full-time enrollment) in mathematics, statistics or Mathematics Education
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- US citizen
- Career aspirations to be a high school mathematics teacher
- Preference to Arizona high school graduates

Approximate Value: **$1000**

#### Joseph Mutter Mathematics Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Outstanding sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in mathematics or statistics or mathematics education
- Preference will be given to graduates of high schools in Coconino County

Approximate Value: **$1100**

#### Karan and Terence Hall Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Deserving junior or senior majoring in mathematics or statistics
- Preference will be given to candidates maintaining or exceeding a cumulative GPA of 3.0 who demonstrate scholastic merit and/or financial need

Approximate Value: **2 awards of $1000 each**

#### J. Harvey Butchart Mathematics Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Outstanding junior or senior majoring in mathematics, statistics or mathematics education

Approximate Value: **$1100**

#### John W. Jennison and William L. Parks Mathematics Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Outstanding undergraduate student majoring in Mathematics
- Maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher
- Demonstrate financial need
- U.S. citizen

Approximate Value: **$1000**

#### Evelyn O. Bychinsky Award for Students of Promise in Mathematics Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Outstanding Sophomore or Junior majoring in Mathematics who show interest in mathematics through course work, field of study or extracurricular activities.

Approximate Value: **2 awards of $1000 each**

### Application process

- Arrange for at least two faculty members to fill out an online recommendation form on your behalf. Recommenders are typically professors in your Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematics Education courses.
- Submit the online application form.
- Email the recommendation form’s link to your chosen faculty members. Include the Friday, April 2 deadline in your email.

## Graduate scholarships

The following is a list of available graduate scholarships and approximate award values.

#### Carlson Diekelman Rushall Schroeder Memorial Endowed Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Graduate teaching assistant in mathematics, exhibiting excellence in the classroom as both a student and teacher.

Approximate value: **$1200**

#### Johnson-Ratliff Memorial Scholarship Accordion Closed

Eligibility:

- Graduate student in mathematics
- Second year graduate teaching assistant
- Preference for student with financial need

Approximate value: **$1600**

### Application process

If you are a graduate student, there is no formal scholarship application process. All graduate students and teaching assistants are considered for these awards.