Scholarships

Mathematical Sciences

Most scholarships in the Mathematical Sciences Department are determined by a department committee. Some scholarships are primarily based on merit, and others on a combination of merit and financial need. If you would like to be considered for our need-based scholarships, please fill out the application form below and return it to the chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department. One application will allow you to be considered for all relevant awards.

Mathematical Sciences General Scholarship Application

If you would like additional information about scholarships, please contact our department chairperson.

Undergraduate

Mathematical Sciences Department Scholarship
Amount: Varies; Frequency Varies
Criteria: Outstanding undergraduate in Mathematical Sciences, with preference for those demonstrating financial need.
Joan L. Dalton Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Astronomy
Amount: up to $50,000; Frequency Varies
Criteria: Provides funding to a graduating physics major to pursue a Ph.D. in any area of astronomy or astrophysics. See the Dalton application form for full details
Contact: Marc Favata, Fellowship Administrator
Audrey Vincentz Leef Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Fully matriculated full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in at least one mathematics course. Candidates must provide evidence of financial need and must have completed the New Jersey Financial Aid form with results on file at MSU.
Ben Minor Physics Award
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Outstanding undergraduate physics major
Richard Hodson Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Outstanding undergraduate physics major.
Dr. Elton Robertson Technology Award
Amount: $1,500 annually for each recipient
Criteria: Full-time Math majors enrolled in Teacher Certification program, good academic standing, financial need will be considered, have completed 85 credits toward their degree.
Download full details and application: Elton Robertson Tech Award
Physics Award
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Outstanding undergraduate physics majors with demonstrated financial need.

Graduate

Mathematical Sciences Department Scholarship
Amount: Varies; Frequency Varies
Criteria: Outstanding graduate in Mathematical Sciences, with preference for those demonstrating financial need.
Audrey Vincentz Leef Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Fully matriculated full-time or part-time graduate student enrolled in at least one mathematics course. Candidates must provide evidence of financial need and must have completed the New Jersey Financial Aid form with results on file at MSU.
Mathematical Sciences Department Max A. Sobel Fellowship
Amount: Amount and frequency varies.
Criteria: Graduate student in mathematics education; nominated by mathematics education faculty.
Mathematical Sciences Department Westerdahl Fellowship
Amount: Tuition wavier and $25K stipend per year for up to four years
Criteria: Awards are for exceptional doctoral students enrolled in full-time studies
Contact: Mika Munakata, Program Director

For a full list of scholarships available to CSAM students visit the Undergraduate or Graduate scholarships pages.