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Many university and CSU system-wide scholarships are using the CSUF Scholarship Management system this year, so it is good idea to fill out this online application as well. You can access the online system through CSUF portal by clicking the scholarships button.

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Scholarship & Award Application (SA Application)

Actuarial Studies Scholarship

Amount: $500 Established by: This scholarship was established by the Center for Insurance Studies Actuary Program to recognize and honor students with an interest in actuarial science and who have demonstrated strong academic performance. Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing full-time math or business students who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Criteria: 3.0 GPA ♦ Actuary program interest ♦ Be enrolled in (or have completed) one or more of the following classes: Math 390, Fin 335, 360, 410, 411, 415, 444, 461, 462, 463, 464, 560 or 562 Application Procedure: 1) Complete the Center for Insurance Studies “online scholarship application”: - Go to http://business.fullerton.edu/Center/InsuranceStudies - Click the “Scholarship” link at the top of the menu on the left side of the page - Click “Apply Online” at the bottom of the page 2) Obtain a copy of your financial award summary through Titan Online 3) Obtain a copy of your unofficial CSUF transcript from Titan Online 4) Click on “submit application,” and 5) Submit application materials to SGMH 4280, (657) 278-2045 Application Deadline: TBA

Applied Math Scholarship in Honor of Lila B. and Major Theodore Hromadka

Amount: $250 Established by: This scholarship is by nomination only. The scholarship was established by Dr. Theodore Hromadka in honor of his parents to recognize the best first-year graduate student in the Applied Graduate Program. The recipient is selected by the graduate program faculty. Open to: Nomination for this scholarship is open to first-year Applied Graduate Program students. Criteria: Scholastic achievement Application Procedure: Faculty nomination Application Deadline: N/A

Russell V. and Betty L. Benson Scholarship for Undergraduate Mathematics Students

Amount: $6,000 (if two students chosen, $3,000 each) Established By: This endowed scholarship is funded by the Dr. Russell V. Benson and Betty L. Benson Endowment Fund for Undergraduate Mathematics Students. Open To: This endowed scholarship is open to CSU Fullerton junior or senior undergraduate mathematics majors who have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in his or her current degree program, and who are citizens of the USA. Criteria: Junior or senior status at CSUF for the 2017-2018 academic year * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Quality of application Application Procedure: 1) Complete the application available in the Math Department (MH 154) 2) Prepare a statement (750-word maximum) outlining your background and your future interests and goals in mathematics 3) Attach two faculty recommendation letters which address your academic success and potential in mathematics 4) Attach an unofficial transcript 5) Submit application materials in a sealed envelope to the staff of the Department of Mathematics in MH-154 Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

Russell V. and Betty L. Benson Scholarship for Graduate Mathematics Students

Amount: $6,000 (if two students chosen, $3,000 each) Established By: This endowed scholarship is funded by the Dr. Russell V. Benson and Betty L. Benson Endowment Fund for Graduate Mathematics Students. Open To: This endowed scholarship is open to CSU Fullerton graduate students who will be pursuing a Masters degree in the Department of Mathematics at CSUF during the 2017-2018 academic year. Recipient must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in his or her current degree program and be a citizen of the USA. Criteria: Must be enrolled in a Master’s degree program in the Department of Mathematics at CSUF for the 2017-2018 academic year * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Quality of application Application Procedure: 1) Complete the application available in the Math Department (MH 154) 2) Prepare a statement (750-word maximum) outlining your background and your future interests and goals in mathematics 3) Attach two faculty recommendation letters which address your academic success and potential in mathematics 4) Attach an unofficial transcript of all undergraduate and/or graduate work to date 5) Submit application materials in a sealed envelope to the staff of the Department of Mathematics in MH-154 Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

The Brandon Nghi Tran Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,500 Established by: This scholarship was established by the parents of Brandon Nghi Tran to recognize distinction in mathematics study and to provide financial assistance. Open to: This scholarship is open to continuing sophomore, junior, senior or graduate mathematics majors. Criteria: Financial need ♦ Distinction in math courses Application Procedure: 1) Complete the SA application available at the top of this page, answer all 7 questions, and sign the certification 2) Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or have one on file, for establishing financial need 3) Obtain two letters of recommendation 4) Submit materials to the Department of Mathematics, room MH-154 Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

The Bonsangue Family Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Established by: This scholarship was established by Martin and Nancy Bonsangue to assist students majoring in mathematics who are the first in their family to complete a bachelor's or master's degree. Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing students who are pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate degree in mathematics. Criteria: 3.0 GPA undergraduate; 3.3 GPA graduate ♦ Full-time enrollment (12 units undergraduate; 6 units graduate) ♦ First generation college status Application Procedure: 1) Complete the SA application available at the top of this page, answer all questions and sign the certification; On question #7 on the application, please describe your career goals for after graduation and your plan to achieve these goals 2) Obtain two letters of recommendation 3) Submit materials to the Department of Mathematics, room MH-154 Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

Cheryl and Carl Carrera Mathematics Scholarship

Amount: $1000 Established by: This endowed scholarship was established and is funded by mathematics’ alumna Dr. Cheryl Carrera and her husband Carl. It is awarded to a student who is majoring in mathematics and faces unique personal and/or academic challenges. Open to: Returning or continuing students majoring in mathematics. Graduating students who will be entering either the mathematics credential program, or one of the master’s degree program offered by the mathematics department at CSUF are also eligible to apply. Criteria: Mathematics major in good standing ♦ 2.0 or greater GPA in mathematics courses Application Procedure: Complete the SA application available at the top of this page and submit to the Department of Mathematics, MH 154. On question #7 on the application, please describe your circumstances in pursuing your mathematics degree and the unique challenges you face. Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

The Dr. Gerald Gannon Scholarship

Amount: $500 Established by: This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Dr. Gannon to assist students who are or are planning to become secondary or community college teachers of mathematics. Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing students who are enrolled in the Masters of Mathematics – Teaching Option program. Criteria: 3.3 graduate GPA ♦ Potential for excellence in mathematics teaching Application Procedure: 1) Complete the SA application available at the top of this page, answer all questions and sign the certification; on question #7 on the application, please describe your career goals for after graduation and your plan to achieve these goals 2) Obtain two letters of recommendation 3) Submit materials to the Department of Mathematics, room MH-154 Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

The Kathryn Godshalk Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Established by: This scholarship was established by the family of Mrs. Kathryn Godshalk to recognize distinction in mathematical study and to provide financial assistance. Open to: This scholarship is open to second year graduate students in either the Applied Math or Teaching Math options of our M.A. program who plan on becoming a math teacher. Criteria: Financial need (must still be eligible to receive scholarship money) ♦ Distinction in math courses ♦ Potential for excellence in teaching Application Procedure: 1) Complete the SA application available at the top of this page and sign the certification; on question #7 of the application, please describe your career goals for after graduation and your plan to achieve these goals 2) Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or have one on file, for establishing financial need 3) Provide two letters of recommendation 4) Submit all materials to the Department of Mathematics, room MH-154 Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

The Rose Klein Award

Amount: $125 Established by: This scholarship is by nomination only. It was established in memory of Rose Klein to recognize academic achievement in the study of mathematics and to honor students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance in completion of the course, Algebra and Probability for the Secondary Teacher, Math 401. Nominations are made by faculty in the Department of Mathematics. Open to: Nomination is open to students enrolled in Cal State Fullerton’s course, Math 401, in the 2016-2017 academic year. Criteria: 3.2 GPA ♦ Academic achievement Application Procedure: Faculty nomination Application Deadline: N/A

Math Club Scholarship

Amount: $100 Established by: This scholarship was established by the Math Club to recognize service. Preference is given to Mathematics majors; Math Club officers who have not previously received this scholarship are eligible. Open to: This scholarship is open to all Math majors and minors who are continuing students. Criteria: Math Club involvement spanning at least one semester ♦ Essay ♦ Future contributions to the Math Club Application Procedure: 1) Complete the application available from the Math Department (MH-154), Tutoring Center (MH-553), or the Opportunity Center (MH-488) 2) Write a brief essay about your favorite Math Club event 3) Submit application materials to MH-154 Application Deadline: TBA

The Stiel Prize for Excellence in Mathematics

Amount: $1,000 Established by: This endowed scholarship is by nomination only. This scholarship was established by Dr. Edsel Stiel and Mrs. Laurie Stiel to recognize and honor students who have demonstrated a strong interest and ability in mathematics. Open to: This scholarship is open to undergraduate mathematics students. Criteria: Must have demonstrated strong interest and ability in mathematics as evidenced by: 1) A high level of performance in advanced math courses and, 2) A record of accomplishments outside of courses, including activities such as: a) participation in a REU or other research program; b) presentations of research at regional or national meetings; c) submission of research or problem solutions to mathematics journals; or d) a high level of performance in mathematical competitions. Application Procedure: Faculty nomination. Application Deadline: N/A

Santa Ana/Cal State Fullerton Mathematics Scholarship

Amount: $300 (two scholarships) Established by: This scholarship was initiated with a $4,000 donation from Dr. Pagni in 1995 to support students from Santa Ana High Schools who enroll at Cal State Fullerton as Mathematics majors. The amount has been augmented by donations from other educators and businesses. Each year, Dr. Pagni joins Mayor Miguel Pulido of Santa Ana in presenting this scholarship to two new recipients. Open to: This scholarship is open to all Santa Ana Unified School District high school seniors who are planning to attend CSUF to pursue a math degree and teaching credential; Santa Ana high school graduates who are currently enrolled at CSUF as math majors and are planning on pursuing a teaching credential; or current Math majors who graduated from a Santa Ana Unified School District high school. Criteria: Good academic standing Application Procedure: 1) If you meet the application criteria, contact Dr. David Pagni at (657) 278-2671 2) If selected as a possible recipient, interview with Dr. Pagni. Application Deadline: September 30

2016-2017 Scholarships Funded by the Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI)

The mathematics and science teacher initiative (MSTI) program provides numerous scholarships to those in pursuit of single subject teaching credentials in math or science! Some scholarships are for current junior/senior undergraduates, while others are for post-baccaulaureate credential students. For a complete list of the 2016 - 2017 scholarships, visit http://ed.fullerton.edu/msti/scholarships-and-stipends/.