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Scholarships for Math Majors
The Radford University Foundation has several scholarship opportunities, including some for current and future math majors.
- Math/Statistics Scholarship
Members of the faculty established the scholarship in 1978 for superior students in mathematics and statistics. In 1985, plans were underway to endow the scholarship. The department passed a motion in January of 1985 to establish an endowed scholarship for excellence in math or statistics. Endowment status was achieved in 1991 when the $10,000 goal was reached.
The scholarship contact is the Dean of the College of Science and Technology, Dr. J. Orion Rogers
The individual selected should show promise as a mathematician as demonstrated by an outstanding score on the math portion of the SAT (a score of at least 550) and outstanding grades (A or B) in math courses taken. The individual must enroll as a major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Credentials of applicants for the scholarship must be screened by a subcommittee of the math department with the winner of the award being chosen by the entire department after hearing recommendations from the subcommittee.
- Fred L. & Virginia McMillan Endowed Scholarship
In honor of his parents, Fred and Virginia McMillan, Dr. Thomas McMillan, and his wife Linda have established a scholarship fund to provide assistance to those students majoring in the areas of mathematics or physical science. This special gift also commemorates Fred and Virginia’s 53 years of marriage.
The scholarship donor is their son and his wife, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas McMillan.
Applicant must be a Mathematics major or a Physical Science major with a Physics option, have a junior or senior standing and must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Enid Milton Mathematics/Statistics Scholarship
Dr. Janet S. Milton, daughter of Enid Milton, created this endowed statistics scholarship in honor of her mother. Her intention was to give a birthday gift that would always be remembered. Dr. Milton is a retired Radford University faculty member who believes strongly in education. She established this scholarship to support students in their efforts in meeting the challenges of living in todayÃ¤Ã³Â»s world.
The scholarship donor is Dr. Janet Milton.
The individual selected should show promise as a mathematician as demonstrated by an outstanding score on the math portion of the SAT (a score of at least 550) and outstanding grades (A or B) in math courses taken. The individual must enroll as a major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Credentials of applicants for the scholarship must be screened by a subcommittee of the math department with the winner of the award being chosen by the entire department after hearing recommendations from the subcommittee.
- Dr. Charles K. Martin Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1988 by Dr. Kimiko O. Bowman, a 1960 graduate of Radford. Dr. Bowman created the fund as a memorial to the past President of Radford University, Dr. Martin, who served Radford for twenty years from 1952-1972. Dr. Martin died in 1987.
The scholarship contact is his daughter, Ms. Ann Martin Cheek.
Qualification included: upper-class status; declared major in a physical or natural science; a maintained minimum 2.5 GPA.
- Albig Family Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics
Dr. David Albig, Professor Emeritus, former Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and his wife Dr. Pegeen Albig, retired Professor Emeritus in the Department of Dance, have endowed this scholarship to reward students who display exemplary abilities in mathematics. The Albigs joined the faculty in 1966 and have been ardent supporters of the Arts.
The scholarship donors are Drs. David and Pegeen Albig.
To qualify for this scholarship applicants must be a full-time student, rising sophomore, junior, or senior and Mathematics major.