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National Science Foundation Grant Supported Mathematics Scholar Program For Undergraduate Students

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National Science Foundation Mathematics Scholars Program (NSF-MSP)

University of the Incarnate Word
Spring 2014, Non renewable

With approval from the National Sciences Foundation to utilize the residual funds from the S-STEM grant, the department of Mathematics is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to students majoring in mathematics undergraduate programs. This scholarship is for the Spring, 2014 only. The scholarship amount will be contingent upon the available funds and number of students admitted but it is anticipated to be no less than $1,500 and no more than $2500. The scholarship can be applied to tuition and fees while enrolled at UIW as a full time student majoring in mathematics. The scholarship also provides travel support to UIW math department approved conferences and other benefits.

Eligibility:

  • Be a current UIW student with a declared major in Mathematics at the time of this application.
  • Have a GPA of 2.7 or higher for all college level courses.
  • Have a GPA of 2.7 or higher for all college level mathematics courses.
  • Be eligible to receive federal financial aid and demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA.
  • Complete all application materials.
  • Senior or Junior status in the fall of 2013.

Application Process

  • The application packet can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
  • Complete the MSP application form (included) on paper.
  • Write an essay (400-500 words) describing your career goals with mathematics degree AND describe your participation with mathematics or math club related activities.
  • Print a copy of your complete academic transcript from UIW Bannerweb.
  • Request reference letters from two of your recent college level mathematics course instructors. The letter should be sent to fwukovit@uiwtx.edu via e-mail no later than the application deadline.

Selection and Award Process

  • Application deadline is 4:00 PM on Nov. 15th, 2013. The selection committee can will only consider applications completed by the deadline.
  • Submit the completed application packet, including the application document check list to Dr. Wukovits at BSH 206 no later than the application deadline.
  • The selection committee may invite certain applicants for interview.
  • Decisions by the Selection committee will be initially communicated through email. Official offering letter will be provided later.

(revised 10/24/2013)