New Student Mathematics Scholarship

Type: 
Competitive scholarship

This $500 scholarship is for incoming students interested in mathematics. A student will receive this scholarship the semester after taking a mathematics course suitable for a student pursuing a mathematics major and earning a C or better.

Requirements:

  • Apply to and be accepted at Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • A minimum math ACT of 28
  • 3.5 years of high school math with a grade of B or better in all math classes
  • A one-page essay that addresses one of the following questions:
    1. A creature comes from outer space. How would you convince this creature that math is worth studying?
    2. Choose one math problem, type of math problem, or math concept that you have especially enjoyed learning about and explain why.
  • A recommendation from a math teacher. See the Teacher Reference Letter form.
  • During your first year at NWU, take a mathematics course suitable for a student pursuing a mathematics major.

Deadline:

All materials must be postmarked by February 1. NWU will notify awardees by March 1.

Questions?

Please contact either of the following:

 

Amount: 
$500
Deadline: 
February 1, 2014