Mathematics Funds

Total funds: 25

Mathematics Department General Fund

The Mathematics General Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Additionally Supports: Keutzer Award, Outstanding Senior, Putnam Exam, Research Scholar Winner, Statistical Project, Teacher-Scholar Award

Mathematics Faculty Scholarship for Undergraduate Research

The Mathematics Faculty Scholarship for Undergraduate Research was established as an endowment in 2018 using gifts provided by Dr. Saad I. El-Zanati and Dr. John Dossey. The scholarship provides support for undergraduate majors involved in undergraduate research in mathematics while honoring past and present mathematics faculty in the ...

Mathematics Masters Endowment

The Mathematics Masters Endowment was established in 1998 by John Dossey in honor of the mathematics department faculty who supported the department's master's students during the late 1960's and early 1970's. This scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in a master's program in the department of mathematics. Qualified students ...

Douglas and Dorothy Bey Math Scholarship

The Douglas and Dorothy Bey Math Scholarship was established in 1987 by Douglas and Dorothy Bey. The scholarship is awarded to a student completing their junior year with selection based on scholarship, service, and potential and intent to pursue a graduate program in math sciences.

Lee Ann Murray "Everything Counts" Actuarial Science Endowed Scholarship

Lee Ann Murray graduated from Illinois State University in 2012 with a bachelor of science in Actuarial Science and a minor in insurance. Lee Ann thoroughly enjoyed mathematics. While at Illinois State, Lee Ann was involved in the Honors Program, served as Vice President in Membership in Toastmasters, and held memberships in the Society of ...

Actuarial Science Program Fund

The Actuarial Science Program Fund provides educational support to actuarial science students.

Additionally Supports: Actuarial Examination Fee Support, Country Financial Scholar, DW Simpson Scholar, Exam CAS-S and/or Manual, Exam CAS-ST and/or Manual, Exam SOA-C/CAS-4 and/or Manual, Exam SOA-FM/CAS-2 and/or Manual, Exam SOA-MFE/CAS-3F and/or Manual, Exam SOA-MLC and/or Seminar, Exam SOA-P/CAS-1 and/or Manual, FAP Final Assessment, FAP Interim Assessment, Great American Financial Group Scholarship, Katie Scholars, Milliman Scholar, Pinnacle Scholar, Statistical Project, Zurich Scholar

Bonnie Litwiller Scholarship in Mathematics Education

Bonnie H. Litwiller earned both bachelor's (1959) and master's (1960) degrees in Mathematics Education from ISU and went on to earn a master's (1965) and Ed.D. (1968) from Indiana University School of Education. Her devotion and dedication to improving mathematics teaching is perpetuated through this endowed scholarship to benefit students ...

Dianne Brewer Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics

The Dianne Brewer Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics fund was established in 2013 to honor Dianne Kay Brewer and her many years of service to the Mathematics Department. Dianne had five siblings and grew up on a farm. After graduating from Wenona High School, she worked her way through college, majoring in elementary education. She was the only ...

Dr. Graham A. and Marion Jones Mathematics Scholarship for Junior High/Middle School Education Majors

The Dr. Graham A. and Marion Jones Mathematics Scholarship for Junior High/Middle School Education Majors was established in honor of Charles and Doris Jones, the parents of visiting professor Graham Jones. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student having attained junior-level status and enrolled in junior high/middle school education ...

Edith Robinson Mathmatics Scholarship

G. Edith Robinson, a 1945 graduate, set up this fund to honor ISU as well as outstanding students attending the University. Robinson hopes others might make gifts to this fund. Her intent is to help motivate young prospective mathematics teachers excel in the area of mathematics. The scholarships are to be awarded to outstanding students ...

Francis R. and Helen T. Brown Math Scholarship

The Francis R. and Helen T. Brown Math Scholarship was established in 1995 by Francis and Helen Brown. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the teacher certification sequence of the mathematics major in the Department of Mathematics.

John A. and Anne E. Dossey Endowed Lectureship Fund

The John A. and Anne E. Dossey Endowed Lectureship Fund was established in 2010 by the Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University in honor of John A. and Anne E. Dossey. Emeritus Distinguished Professor John Dossey was a faculty member in the department from 1967 to 1998. He also served as president of the National Council of ...

John A. and Anne E. Dossey Fund for Biomathematics

This fund was established in 2010, with an initial gift from John A. and Anne E. Dossey and Mrs. Mary Dossey, to provide financial support to students enrolled in the M.S. Program in Biomathematics at Illinois State University. Emeritus Distinguished Professor John Dossey, M.S.'68, Ph.D.'71, and '96 was a faculty member in the department from ...

Kay B. Wilson Scholarship

The Kay B. Wilson Scholarship was established in 2002 by Kay Wilson. She is a 1963 mathematics graduate of Illinois State University, received her master's degree in math education from University of Illinois, taught math in local schools ranging from junior high to college, worked in the State Farm systems processing area for 22 years, and has ...

Mathematics Alumni Education Award

The Mathematics Alumni Education Award was established in 2010 by Tami Martin and Roger Day to honor mathematics alumni who have made significant contributions to mathematics education during their careers. The funds are to be used to purchase a plaque or other memento or to cover expenses of a recognition event.

Mathematics Department Endowed Fund for Graduate Student Travel

This fund was established in 2011 by the chair of the Department of Mathematics through an endowment gift from former graduate student Wei Wei Ray. The purpose of the fund is to support an annual award for graduate students. The family of Ms. Ray supports the use of her generous estate gift because she remembered her time at Illinois State ...

Mathematics Scholar Award

The scholarship was established by the Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University in 2000 for the purpose of acknowledging and awarding outstanding academic performance of entering freshmen in one of the degree programs in the department.

Orlyn Edge Scholarship Fund

The Orlyn Edge Scholarship Fund was established in 2002 by family, friends, and colleagues in honor of Orlyn Edge. Each candidate for the Orlyn Edge Scholarship must be enrolled as a mathematics major in the actuarial sequence during their first semester and in good standing at ISU; demonstrate strong academic achievement, as evidenced by a ...

Ph.D. Mathematics Education Scholarship

The Ph.D. Mathematics Education Scholarship was established by Carol Thornton and her husband Denis in 1996. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time doctoral student in the Ph.D. program in math education in the department of mathematics.

Phares O'Daffer Graduate Fellowship in Mathematics

The Phares O'Daffer Graduate Fellowship in Mathematics was established in 2003 by Phares and Harriet O'Daffer. Phares is a retired mathematics faculty member, and Harriet is a homemaker. Both are alumni of Illinois State, and they have three children. The fellowship is awarded to a student enrolled in the Ph.D. Mathematics Education Program.

Phyllis A. (Fehlhaber) Bair Scholarship in Math

The Phyllis A. (Fehlhaber) Bair Scholarship in Math was established in 2018 through an estate commitment of Wesley Bair. Phyllis Anne (Fehlhaber) Bair was a 1958 graduate of ISU. Her husband, Wesley D. Bair, created the scholarship in memory of his wife because of her appreciation of her education in mathematics. The scholarship provides ...

Sharon Tarvin Scholarship in Mathematics

The Sharon Tarvin Scholarship in Mathematics provides financial assistance to students majoring in mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics, or geography/geology. Applicant must provide a short essay (max. 300 words) describing the importance and value of diversity, including women, in the field of mathematics.