Scholarships and Awards
- William Lowell Putnam Competition
This is an annual mathematics contest for undergraduate students sponsored by the Mathematics Association of America.
- The Problem Solving Competition
This is a mathematics problem solving competition for undergraduates sponsored by the American Society for Mathematics.
Carroll and Kay Flanagan Mathematics Scholarship
This scholarship will recognize exemplary accomplishment in the beginning courses of the mathematics program.
For the freshman scholarship, the candidate must be a student who maintained an overall academic average of 3.0 or better out of 4.0 while in high school, earned a minimum of 28 on the mathematics portion of the ACT, and maintains full time status for period covered by the scholarship and declare and continue on a track to major in Mathematics. Preference may also be given to students who have taken honors/AP courses in high school.
For the sophomore/junior scholarships, students must have a GPA in major of at least 2.67, have completed two semesters of the calculus sequence and at least one other mathematics course at UW-Whitewater beyond second semester calculus, have sophomore/junior standing completing a total of 24 – 89.9 credits when they enter next Fall, reapply each year and continue on a track to major in Mathematics.
Clayton Droullard Mathematics Scholarship
This scholarship shall be made to a UW-Whitewater student who has a major or minor in Mathematics, for their junior or senior year. The purpose of this merit scholarship is to financially assist a student who has demonstrated community or campus leadership, while achieving academic success.
A candidate must be a registered UW-Whitewater student of junior or senior standing for the award period, maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have declared a major or minor in mathematics, they must have demonstrated leadership qualities in either campus or community organizations.
This award is renewable but candidates must re-apply each year and complete the selection process.
Marian Baldwin Schlicher Scholarship
This scholarship was created to recognize academic excellence by students enrolled in the Mathematics Department at UW-Whitewater.
Preference will be given to those students who have completed six hours of upper division courses numbered higher then Math 255, but excluding Math 355. Students must have an overall GPA of at least 2.75.
William Beck Scholarship
The award shall be made to students majoring in Mathematics and/or Physics. First priority will be given to students majoring in mathematics and minoring in physics. Second priority will be to students majoring in physics and minoring in mathematics. Third priority will be to all mathematics majors. Students must have an overall GPA of at least 2.75 and no grade below a C in math or physics.
Rex and Germaine Foster Scholarship
This award/scholarship shall be made to a sophomore, junior, or senior currently enrolled at UW-Whitewater and majoring in mathematics.
Completed a minimum of six credit hours in mathematics courses that count toward the major, and maintained an academic average of 3.0 or better in mathematics courses with no grade below a C. Overall academic average of at least 2.75.
Stephen Lewandowski Mathematics Scholarship
Incoming freshman candidates must declare a major in mathematics or mathematics education and be in the top 10% of their high school graduating class, and have completed 4 years of high school math with a GPA in high school math of at least 3.50. Students should also be in the top 10% in ACT/SAT of all students applying to UW-W.
William F. Johnston Computer Science Award
This scholarship will encourage students to pursue a computer science minor or a mathematics major with an emphasis in computer science.
Secondary education majors with a minor in computer science OR mathematics majors with preference given to students in the computer science track. Students must have an overall GPA of at least 2.50.