Scholarships for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences awards scholarships each year to promising students majoring in the department. Please direct questions about department scholarships to the Scholarship Chair for our department, Dr Bob Wenta (WentaRG@appstate.edu) or by calling 828-262-3050.

Unless otherwise noted, applications are due on February 15.

Apply for these scholarships through the Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP). Access the portal from your AppalNet account (Student Services tab) or log in at https://appstate.academicworks.com. If you have need assistance with the ASAP portal please contact scholarships@appstate.edu.

Department Scholarships

Newly Admitted Students Planning to Major in Mathematics or Actuarial Science

Scholarship

Requirements

Palmer Math Transfer Student Scholarship

N.C. community college students transferring to Appalachian who intend to pursue a mathematics or actuarial science major are eligible [more]

Paul Patterson Memorial Scholarship
in Mathematics Endowment

High school seniors interested in majoring in computer science, mathematics or actuarial science at Appalachian are eligible [more]

S-STEM Scholarship Program

High school seniors interested in majoring in mathematics, actuarial science or computer science may be eligible; see the S-STEM site for more information on eligibility . This program is run jointly with the Department of Computer Science. See S-STEM for application process and deadline info.

Currently Enrolled Students Majoring in Mathematics or Actuarial Science

Scholarship

Requirements

G.T. Buckland Scholarship in Mathematics Endowment

cs, math or actuarial science major; rising junior or senior; core courses completed [more]

Inez Harris Scholarship in Mathematics Endowment

math major with secondary education concentration; ready to student teach in the next year [more]

John W. and Mary L. Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Math and Computer Sciences Endowment

cs, math and actuarial science majors; rising junior or senior; financial need; male applicants given preference [more]

Edith A. Goodman Memorial Scholarship for Mathematics and Computer Science Endowment

cs, math or actuarial science major; rising junior or senior; minimum gpa 3.0; female applicants given preference [more]

S-STEM Scholarship Program

cs, math or actuarial science major; within 60 hours of completion; min gpa; core courses completed (see S-STEM for additional requirements) This program is run jointly with the Department of Computer Science. See S-STEM for applicationprocess and deadline info.

Scholarships offered in the College of Arts and Sciences

Consider scholarships offered by the college, all of which also have a February 15 deadline and are applied for through the ASAP portal. Visit the college website to see the qualifications for each scholarship offered. For more information, contact the Dean's office at cas@appstate.edu or (828) 262-3078. 

  • Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies
  • Drs. Joanne Smith and Don R. Brannon Scholarship for Natural Sciences
  • Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Arts and Sciences 
  • Jonathan K. Perryman Memorial Scholarship for the Sciences
  • GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholarships
  • The Peggy Harmon Shore Pre-Health Care Professional Endowed Scholarship

Other Scholarships You May Qualify For

The ASAP portal has information on many more scholarships you may be eligible for.  When you log in, you will be able to search the list. We encourage you to search on a variety of key words that may fit your situation, such as "math," "education," "STEM," "minority," "diversity," "first generation," even try your home county if you are a NC resident.