Mathematics Memorial and Honor Funds

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  • Scholarships, Fellowships, and Research Experiences

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • Gail V. Kellogg Scholarship

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

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  • Gene H. Golub Endowment Fund

    Supports students in mathematics, including graduate student research.

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  • Hohn-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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Joseph Landin Memorial Fund

    Scholarships for graduate and undergraduate mathematics students.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Susan C. Morisato Mathematics Scholarship

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

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  • 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.

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

    Graduate fellowships for needy students in mathematics.

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  • 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.

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  • Prizes and Awards

  • Brahana and Math Instructor Award

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Philippe Tondeur Dissertation Prize

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

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  • 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.

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  • Other Funds

  • 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.

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  • Harold E. Benzinger Memorial Endowment Fund

    To be used in area of applied mathematics.

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  • 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.

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