# Mathematics Department Scholarships and Awards

**Various Scholarships are available through the department. These are awarded only
through faculty nominations. For more information about these scholarships, please
contact (615) 898-2669.**

### Abstract Algebra Award

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Given in the spring
semester to an outstanding junior or senior mathematics major. 3.0 GPA Cumulative.
3.5 in math courses. Recommended by MATH 4510 instructors. **

### B. L. Hong Memorial Scholarship

**Selected by Dr. Don Hong, MTSU Department of Mathematical Sciences. Recipients must
be enrolled full-time. Recipients will be students in the actuarial science program
who have passed three or more professional exams from the Society of Actuaries.**

### Charles F. & Ethel E. Lewis

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Given in the spring
semester to an outstanding second semester freshman mathematics major. She/he must
have good academic and social standing with the university. **

### Diane & Jim Miller Teaching Mathematics Scholarship

**To be eligible for consideration for scholarship, the student shall be a Tennessee
resident and enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more). Preference will
be given to students pursuing a degree in Mathematics with intent to teach mathematics.
Recipients should have a 3.0 GPA or greater based upon a 4.0 scale and have junior
status (having completed 60 or more hours). First preference will be given to students
who are first generation college students and have financial need. Prior recipients
are not precluded from renewal. Student must apply through the Department of Mathematical
Sciences by completing an application. (link to application form) The recipient will
be selected by donors, Diane & Jim Miller and by the Faculty of the Department of
Mathematical Sciences. Application form**

### Faculty-Alumni Mathematics Award

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Given in the fall
and spring semesters. Award is based on merit and need. Recipient must have completed
60 semester hours of college work. Minimum of 3.2 GPA overall. **

### Frances Stubblefield Calculus I Award:

**Selected by the Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences Calculus I instructors.
Given in the fall semester. **

### Frances Stubblefield Calculus II Award:

**Selected by the Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences Calculus II instructors.
Given in the spring semester.**

### Harold S. Spraker Senior Mathematics Award:

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The award is given
in spring semester to a graduating senior mathematics major. The recipient should
be reviewed for a strong mathematics GPA, a strong overall GPA, level of rigor in
math program, level of rigor in overall program, & intent to attend graduate school
in mathematics or closely allied field. **

### Harold S. Spraker Graduate Award:

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Given in the spring
semester to a mathematics graduate teaching assistant who the Department determines
to excel in both teaching and studies.**

### Jesse L. Smith Mathematics Scholarship

**Selected by the Math Education faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
Given in the fall and spring semesters. Recipient must have Junior standing with
an intention to teach mathematics, 3.2 GPA overall, 3.5 GPA in major. **

### Jim & Lucinda Lea Mathematics Scholarship

**Selected by the Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The scholarship
is for one academic year. Prior recipients are not precluded from renewal. Student
must be enrolled as full-time student (12 hours or more), accepted or enrolled in
MTSU, and majoring in mathematics. Recipients must have a 3.0 GPA or greater based
upon a 4.0 scale and have junior status (having completed 60 or more hours). First
preference will be given to students choosing the advanced mathematics track. **

### Mrs. Leona Drake Mathematics Scholarship:

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Given in the fall
and spring semesters to a male mathematics majors.**

### Melanie E. Haupt Endowed Scholarship:

**Selected by Faulty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Each scholarship is
for one academic year. Recipient must be a student majoring in any of the graduate
programs in the Department of Mathematics or a student in the Mathematics and Science
Education (MSE) Ph.D. program. Recipient must be a full-time teacher, have an overall
minimum 3.0 gpa, have earned at least 12 credit hours for undergraduate coursework
or enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours as a graduate student or 12 credit hours
as an undergraduate student.**

### Miss Tommie Reynolds Mathematics Scholarship:

**Selected by Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Given in the fall
and spring semesters to a male mathematics major. **

**MTSU Department of Mathematical Sciences**MTSU BOX 34

Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

Phone: (615) 898-2669

Fax: (615) 898-5422

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