Mathematics Memorial and Honor Funds

Bradley M. and Karen A. Smith Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the UI Department of Mathematics who is studying actuarial science. This award was established in 2013 by Bradley M. and Karen A. Smith.

Fund ID

11770616

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Colleen Kilker Memorial Fund

Support of graduate students, including, but not limited to, travel support for graduate students to go to conferences and workshops, but not restricted to just travel. Also for needs that arise in the lives of graduate students that cannot be foreseen.

Fund ID

11333546

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

David G. Bourgin Mathematics Fellowships

Funds shall be used to provide fellowships to graduate students who are enrolled in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11771526

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Elizabeth R. Bennett Scholarship in Mathematics

Funds shall be used to provide fellowships to graduate students who are enrolled in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

31811198

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Elsie Thomas Fraser Fund

This award is for undergraduate math majors demonstrating academic excellence in the Department of Mathematics and who must be a U.S. citizen and an Illinois resident. The Elsie Thomas Fraser Award was established by Elsie Thomas Fraser (BA in Science and Letters, 1939) and her husband, Edward (BS in Civil Engineering, 1939).

Fund ID

11770777

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

E.T. Parker Memorial

The Fund shall be used to provide fellowships to graduate students or faculty members in combinatorial areas of mathematics or statistics related to the research interests of E. T. Parker.

Fund ID

11773141

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Gail V. Kellogg Scholarship

To provide scholarships to undergraduate students with a major in the Department of Mathematics who demonstrate financial need.

Fund ID

11773936

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Franz Hohn and J.P. Nash Scholarship Fund

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarships and/or fellowships to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11772826

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

James D. Hogan Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Fund shall be used to provide financial aid to graduate students in the Department of Mathematics of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11772301

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Jerry Uhl NetMath Fund

To provide a partial scholarship for high school students attending the NetMath Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11775427

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Lois M. Lackner Endowment Fund

This fund supports fellowships for female graduate students in mathematics and scholarships for female undergraduate students in mathematics, with preference given to students of Czechoslovakian descent. This fund was established in 2007 through a generous gift by Dr. Lois Lackner, a University of Illinois alumna with degrees in the teaching of mathematics and in education.

Fund ID

11773542

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Merit Workshop Program Fund

This fund is used to support graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants of Merit sections, the remodeling of an additional Merit classroom, or for general operating expenses of the program. The Merit Workshop Program offers an alternative teaching style in calculus classes for students who are members of groups that tend to be underrepresented in the areas of mathematics, science, and engineering. This includes women, ethnic minorities, and students from rural high schools. More information about this program is available at the Merit Workshop Program website.

Fund ID

11334806

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Paul T. Bateman Number Theory Fellowship

To provide support for graduate students who are pursuing specialization in number theory in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11771248

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

R. H. Schark Student Aid Fund

To provide scholarships or fellowships for worthy or needy students desiring to do undergraduate or graduate work in mathematics at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11773396

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Math Careers for Women Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships to female undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics, Math/CS, Statistics, or Statistics/CS, with preference to students who are also Illinois residents and incoming freshmen.

Fund ID

11774167

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Vincent O. Greene Scholarship in Mathematics

This scholarship is given to deserving undergraduate students based on academic merit with preference to candidates who plan to teach mathematics.

Fund ID

11770840

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

William C. Healey Jr., Fund

Uses may include but are not restricted to any or all of the following purposes: 1) Graduate Fellowships; 2) Merit-based Scholarships; 3) Faculty Support; 4) Library Support.

Fund ID

11772182

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

H. Roy Brahana and Mathematics Instructional Awards

The funds shall be used to (1) annually award the H. Roy Brahana Prize in Mathematics to an outstanding student, undergraduate or graduate, with excellence in mathematics, without regard to the college or curriculum in which the student is enrolled; and (2) to annually award one or more outstanding teaching assistant(s) in mathematics with instructional awards.

Fund ID

11775500

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Irving Reiner Memorial Award

The Fund shall be used to provide awards to one or more graduate students who are enrolled in the field of algebra in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois.

Fund ID

11773289

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Kuo-Tsai Chen Award in Mathematics Fund

Funds shall be used to provide an award to a graduate student who has completed at least one year of graduate work toward the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Mathematics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The award shall be given in the spring of odd-numbered years beginning in 1989.

Fund ID

11771574

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Paul T. Bateman Number Theory Prize

Funds shall be used to provide financial awards for students who have completed their doctoral studies in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fund ID

11771254

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Philippe Tondeur Dissertation Prize

Funds shall be used to recognize students in their final year of the Department of Mathematics Ph.D. program.

Fund ID

11774376

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Wolfgang Haken Prize in Geometry and Topology

Awarded annually for outstanding research in geometry and topology, broadly construed. Eligible areas of research include any topics where geometry or topology plays a significant role. Eligibility is open to all current U of I mathematics PhD students.

Fund ID

11341475

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Arthur B. Coble Memorial Lectureship

The Fund shall be used to support an annual series of public lectures by a distinguished mathematician. The lecture series are called the Arthur B. Coble Memorial Lectures.

Fund ID

11775820

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

Trjitzinsky Memorial Lectureship

The Fund shall be used by the Department of Mathematics for a Waldemar Trjitzinsky annual lecture series. These expenses may include but are not limited to honorarium, travel and accommodations, publicity, receptions and publications associated with the lecture series.

Fund ID

11773810

Gift Amounts

500
250
100
50

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Bradley M. and Karen A. Smith Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the UI Department of Mathematics who is studying actuarial science. This award was established in 2013 by Bradley M. and Karen A. Smith.

Gift amount

Colleen Kilker Memorial Fund

Support of graduate students, including, but not limited to, travel support for graduate students to go to conferences and workshops, but not restricted to just travel. Also for needs that arise in the lives of graduate students that cannot be foreseen.

Gift amount

David G. Bourgin Mathematics Fellowships

Funds shall be used to provide fellowships to graduate students who are enrolled in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

Elizabeth R. Bennett Scholarship in Mathematics

Funds shall be used to provide fellowships to graduate students who are enrolled in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

Elsie Thomas Fraser Fund

This award is for undergraduate math majors demonstrating academic excellence in the Department of Mathematics and who must be a U.S. citizen and an Illinois resident. The Elsie Thomas Fraser Award was established by Elsie Thomas Fraser (BA in Science and Letters, 1939) and her husband, Edward (BS in Civil Engineering, 1939).

Gift amount

E.T. Parker Memorial

The Fund shall be used to provide fellowships to graduate students or faculty members in combinatorial areas of mathematics or statistics related to the research interests of E. T. Parker.

Gift amount

Gail V. Kellogg Scholarship

To provide scholarships to undergraduate students with a major in the Department of Mathematics who demonstrate financial need.

Gift amount

Gene H. Golub Endowment Fund

Supports students in mathematics, including graduate student research.

Gift amount

Franz Hohn and J.P. Nash Scholarship Fund

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarships and/or fellowships to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

James D. Hogan Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Fund shall be used to provide financial aid to graduate students in the Department of Mathematics of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

Jerry Uhl NetMath Fund

To provide a partial scholarship for high school students attending the NetMath Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

Joseph Landin Memorial Fund

Scholarships for graduate and undergraduate mathematics students.

Gift amount

Lois M. Lackner Endowment Fund

This fund supports fellowships for female graduate students in mathematics and scholarships for female undergraduate students in mathematics, with preference given to students of Czechoslovakian descent. This fund was established in 2007 through a generous gift by Dr. Lois Lackner, a University of Illinois alumna with degrees in the teaching of mathematics and in education.

Gift amount

Merit Workshop Program Fund

This fund is used to support graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants of Merit sections, the remodeling of an additional Merit classroom, or for general operating expenses of the program. The Merit Workshop Program offers an alternative teaching style in calculus classes for students who are members of groups that tend to be underrepresented in the areas of mathematics, science, and engineering. This includes women, ethnic minorities, and students from rural high schools. More information about this program is available at the Merit Workshop Program website.

Gift amount

Paul T. Bateman Number Theory Fellowship

To provide support for graduate students who are pursuing specialization in number theory in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

R. H. Schark Student Aid Fund

To provide scholarships or fellowships for worthy or needy students desiring to do undergraduate or graduate work in mathematics at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

Math Careers for Women Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships to female undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics, Math/CS, Statistics, or Statistics/CS, with preference to students who are also Illinois residents and incoming freshmen.

Gift amount

Susan C. Morisato Mathematics Scholarship

To provide scholarships to female undergraduate students with a major in the Department of Mathematics.

Gift amount

Vincent O. Greene Scholarship in Mathematics

This scholarship is given to deserving undergraduate students based on academic merit with preference to candidates who plan to teach mathematics.

Gift amount

Waldemar J., Barbara G., and Juliette Alexandra Trjitzinsky Memorial Fund

Graduate fellowships for needy students in mathematics.

Gift amount

William C. Healey Jr., Fund

Uses may include but are not restricted to any or all of the following purposes: 1) Graduate Fellowships; 2) Merit-based Scholarships; 3) Faculty Support; 4) Library Support.

Gift amount

H. Roy Brahana and Mathematics Instructional Awards

The funds shall be used to (1) annually award the H. Roy Brahana Prize in Mathematics to an outstanding student, undergraduate or graduate, with excellence in mathematics, without regard to the college or curriculum in which the student is enrolled; and (2) to annually award one or more outstanding teaching assistant(s) in mathematics with instructional awards.

Gift amount

Irving Reiner Memorial Award

The Fund shall be used to provide awards to one or more graduate students who are enrolled in the field of algebra in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois.

Gift amount

Kuo-Tsai Chen Award in Mathematics Fund

Funds shall be used to provide an award to a graduate student who has completed at least one year of graduate work toward the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Mathematics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The award shall be given in the spring of odd-numbered years beginning in 1989.

Gift amount

Paul T. Bateman Number Theory Prize

Funds shall be used to provide financial awards for students who have completed their doctoral studies in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gift amount

Philippe Tondeur Dissertation Prize

Funds shall be used to recognize students in their final year of the Department of Mathematics Ph.D. program.

Gift amount

Wolfgang Haken Prize in Geometry and Topology

Awarded annually for outstanding research in geometry and topology, broadly construed. Eligible areas of research include any topics where geometry or topology plays a significant role. Eligibility is open to all current U of I mathematics PhD students.

Gift amount

Arthur B. Coble Memorial Lectureship

The Fund shall be used to support an annual series of public lectures by a distinguished mathematician. The lecture series are called the Arthur B. Coble Memorial Lectures.

Gift amount

Harold E. Benzinger Memorial Endowment Fund

To be used in area of applied mathematics.

Gift amount

Trjitzinsky Memorial Lectureship

The Fund shall be used by the Department of Mathematics for a Waldemar Trjitzinsky annual lecture series. These expenses may include but are not limited to honorarium, travel and accommodations, publicity, receptions and publications associated with the lecture series.

Gift amount

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