Scholarship Information

 

[1] The Hatcher Scholarship

This award is open to all undergraduate mathematics majors, both incoming freshmen and continuing students. This is a merit scholarship based on academic performance. Students do not need to apply for Hatcher Scholarships. We, however, welcome any additional information that any student wishes to submit, e.g., participation in mathematical/scientific competitions, publications, references, etc. Without additional information, we will use the information bank common to all university students, i.e., level of courses taken and grade performance, standardized test scores, etc. We are happy to have you submit anything you feel may impress our committee. The number and amount of awards can vary each year depending on the endowment and its earnings. Recently we have been giving about 25 Hatcher Scholarships of $200 to $500 to continuing students , and about five $1000 Hatcher Scholarships to incoming freshmen in mathematics.

Source: the Thomas Watkins Hatcher Endowment Fund in the Virginia Tech Educational Foundation. This fund was first established anonymously by a substantial gift from the late Professor T. Hatcher and receives the continuing support of his family.

Inquiries:

For incoming freshmen   For continuing students
Professor Robert Rogers   Professor Jong Kim
rogers@vt.edu   kim@math.vt.edu
Department of Mathematics   Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech   Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123   Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123

 

[2] The Dean’s Scholarship

This award is open to all incoming freshmen majoring in mathematics. Once again, students need not apply for the scholarship, but we are happy to consider any material that you wish us to see. Each spring semester the scholarship committee of the Mathematics Department will select one student based on the strength of the material at hand.

Source: the College of Science

Inquiries:

Professor Robert Rogers
rogers@vt.edu
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123

 

[3] The Roselle Scholarship

This award is open to all rising seniors majoring in mathematics. Students do not need to apply for this award. Each spring semester the scholarship committee of the Mathematics Department will select one rising senior based on academic performance.

The amount of award is $500.

Source: Virginia Tech Foundation Endowment

Inquiries:

Professor Jong Kim
kim@math.vt.edu
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123

 

[4] The Caldwell Scholarship

This award is open to all out-of-state female undergraduate students majoring in mathematics. Students do not need to apply for this award, but once again, we are happy to consider any material that you wish us to see. Each spring semester the scholarship committee of the Mathematics Department will select one student based on academic and personal achievement .

The amount of award is $500.

Source: The Patricia Ann Caldwell Endowed Scholarship Fund in the Virginia Tech Foundation. This fund was established by Ms Patricia Ann Caldwell.

Inquiries:

Professor Jong Kim
kim@math.vt.edu
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123

 

[5] The John C. and Elsie M. Layman Scholarships

These awards are open to all undergraduate mathematics majors, both incoming freshmen and continuing students, as specified yearly by the donors. These are merit scholarships based on academic performance. Preference is also given to incoming freshmen from rural Virginia areas and to continuing students with interests and abilities in undergraduate mathematical research. Scholarship totals for the 2000-2001 academic year are $2600; a $1000 freshman scholarship, three $500 scholarships for continuing students, and $100 in discretionary funds.

Source: Gifts from Emeritus John W. Layman and Jane B. Layman

Inquiries:

Professor Robert Rogers
rogers@vt.edu
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123

 

[6] The Oehring Textbook Scholarship

This is open to all undergraduate mathematics majors.

Selection is based on academic performance and financial need.

Details of application procedure are announced in January, and the scholarship committee selects about 5 students in February.

The amount of each award is between $80 and $120.

Source: Annual gift from the family of the late Professor Charles Oehring.

Inquiries:

Professor Jong Kim
kim@math.vt.edu
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123

 

[7] The Ling Scholarship

This is open to all graduate students in Ph.D. program in mathematics.

No application is necessary.

Each September the graduate program committee of the Mathematics Department selects one Ph.D student based on research.

The amount of award is about $700, which can vary depending on the availability of fund.

Source: The C.B.Ling Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund in the Virginia Tech Foundation. This fund was established by the family of the late Professor C.B.Ling.

Inquiries:

Professor Jong Kim
kim@math.vt.edu
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123