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Mathematics Department Freshmen Renewable Scholarship Information and Forms

Mathematics Class 2Each Fall, a renewable $500 scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman. To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • be a declared mathematics or mathematics education major

  • score at least 600 on the mathematics portion of the SATs, with a total of at least 1150

  • be ranked in the top fifth of his/her class

  • send a typed letter of application, including interests, activities, and plans for the future

  • have two recommendation forms sent, at least one of which from a mathematics teacher, commenting on potential for success, leadership skills, and work ethic.

  • Scholarship forms and recommendation forms can be downloaded in PDF format and printed.


To maintain the scholarship, the recipient must

  • remain a declared mathematics or mathematics education major

  • maintain at least a 3.30 QPA in mathematics

  • maintain at least a 3.00 QPA overall

Helen and Lawrence Smith Scholarships
Established by Mrs. Smith in memory of her husband. Applicants must be full-time students at the junior or senior level majoring in library science or mathematics, must have completed at least 64 credits, and have a QPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarships are available for a second year, provided students maintain the academic standards required. Contact the foundation office for further information at 814-393-2572.


William and Elizabeth Hart Scholarship
This scholarship established to honor former chemistry professor Dr. William Hart. One or more scholarships are awarded and can be used to pay for tuition, room, board, and some miscellaneous fees, including books. Applicants must major in mathematics, physics, chemistry, geography/earth science, or biology and have completed 45 credits. They must have a QPA of 3.0overall and 3.3 in mathematics and science course work. Selection shall be made by competitive examination, testing the student's ability in mathematics and English. Application deadline is late February. Contact the Scholarship Committee chair at 814-393-2592 for additional information.


Click the link "Mathematics-Related Scholarships" to the left for more opportunities.


For additional information contact:

Dr. David Hipfel
Department of Mathematics
Clarion University
Clarion, PA 16214
814-393-2735 (FAX)