Scholarships & Opportunities
(See individual scholarship links for eligibility requirements)
Deadline for application to these scholarships is approximately April 7th of each year for the following academic year. (unless otherwise indicated).
Possessing other scholarships may restrict the size of the award that an applicant is eligible to receive. Applicants need not be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Completing the "Free Application for Federal Student Aid" (FAFSA) to demonstrate financial need is required for the 'Jeppesen' and 'Hill' scholarships but not for the 'Girse' scholarship. Those not eligible to complete a FAFSA would not be considered for the 'Jeppesen' or 'Hill' scholarship due to the restrictions.
For other scholarships available to students majoring in Mathematics, please contact the ISU Scholarships Office or visit the ISU Scholarship web site at: www.isu.edu/scholar/
Award recipients for scholarships offered through the ISU Scholarships Office will be determined by the Scholarships office.
Students interested in a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering are invited to apply to the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Established by Congress in 1986, the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation operates an educational scholarship program designed to provided opportunities for outstanding U.S. students with excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in, and potential for, research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
In the spring of 2018, the Foundation will award scholarships to students who will be college juniors or seniors during the 2018-2019 academic year. In order to be considered for an award, students must be nominated by ISU after creating an online pre-application. The pre-application submission deadline for all 2018 nominations is by 5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2018.
Applications must be submitted electronically from the Foundation's website at https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ and clicking 'Apply Now' at the top of their home page.
The scholarship award covers eligible expenses up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Junior scholarship recipients can expect to receive a maximum of two years of support. Senior scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year of support.
To be eligible, a student must be a current full-time sophomore or junior, who has one or two years of full-time undergraduate study left while puring a baccalaureate degree, have a B average or equivalent, stand in the upper fourth of the class, and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national, who will pursue a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.
Interested sophomores and juniors should contact: Dr. Pak at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-282-2612 for additional information on ISU's internal procedure.
Opportunities for Ungraduate and Graduate Students:
Idaho Space Grant Consortium has just opened a competitive application for students from Idaho to join NASA in a manned mission to Mars simulation in November on the Big Island of Hawaii. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, and there is no restriction on discipline of study.
Applications are due on September 24, 2017 by 11:59 pm PDT.
More information, including the application, is available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BASALT_Hawaii
For information about the project, visit: https://spacescience.arc.nasa.gov/basalt/