Eleanor Walters Mathematics Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1979 by alumni and friends in honor of Dr. Eleanor Boyd Walters who served Delta State as Chair of the Mathematics Department and Professor of Mathematics. This is an endowment fund, the interest of which is available for an annual scholarship. The recipient is to be a student majoring in mathematics education and is selected by the Department of Mathematics on the basis of scholarship, character, and need. Contact the Department of Mathematics.
Ray and Jo Wilson Endowed Scholarship
The Ray and Jo Wilson Endowed Scholarship was established in honor of Mr. Ray Wilson and his wife, Jo. This endowed scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in mathematics at Delta State University. The recipient must be in good academic standing. For more information, contact the Department of Mathematics.
Wilson and Eloise Davis Mathematics Scholarship
The scholarships are given from an endowment established by Dr. Wilson Davis and his wife, Eloise. The recipients must have graduated from public high schools in Mississippi and be in the top 10% of their graduating classes or possess a 3.0 on a 4.0 academic grading system. Also, the recipients must be majoring in mathematics and must demonstrate a need for scholarship aid. The scholarships are renewable each year. All applicants should apply through the Scholarship Committee in the Department of Mathematics.
William D. Conner Endowed Scholarship
The William D. Conner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in mathematics or computer science (College of Arts and Sciences) enrolled at Delta State University. The recipients will be selected based on demonstration of the greatest financial need with the highest grade point average. For more information, contact the Department of Mathematics.
Mathematics Scholarships for National Merit Finalists and Valedictorians
The scholarships are available for National Merit finalists and high school valedictorians who plan to major in mathematics. To qualify for the National Merit Finalist Scholarship, the student must also have a composite score of 28 or better on the ACT and a minimum sub-score in mathematics of 26. The scholarship is renewable each academic year as long as the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 on all academic work, a 2.0 GPA in mathematics, and is enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of course work per semester. This scholarship is a full scholarship--tuition, fees, books, living expenses.
To qualify for the valedictorian scholarship, the student must also have a composite score of 28 or better on the ACT and a minimum sub-score in mathematics of 26. This scholarship is a full tuition and fees scholarship and is renewable each academic year as long as the student maintains a GPA of 2.5 on all academic work, 2.5 GPA in mathematics, and is enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of course work per semester.
To apply for the scholarship the student should submit an application to the mathematics department as early in the spring semester of the senior year as possible but no later than June 1. For more information, contact the chairman of the mathematics department.
To apply for any of the above scholarships or to request more information, contact
Dr. Clifton Wingard, Chairman
Department of Mathematics
DSU Box 3242
Cleveland, MS 38733
Phone: (662) 846-4505
Page last modified on August 31, 2010 | Maintained by: Dr. Clifton Wingard