###### Department Contact:

- Dr. Rick Hudson
- Department Chair
###### Office Location:

- Science Center 3255
- 812-465-1689

Scholarships, grants, loans and work-study programs are available to help make education affordable. Scholarships and awards given to students majoring in mathematics and mathematics teaching include:

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Additionally, Academic Achievement Awards are awarded each year in the following areas:

- Mathematics
- Calculus
- Mathematics Teaching

Additional information concerning scholarships and financial assistance is available. Please contact the USI Office of Student Financial Assistance.

David W. Kinsey Mathematics Scholarship

- Current USI student majoring in mathematics
- Enrollment status
- Enrolled as a full-time student in the previous fall and spring semesters
- Must successfully complete 12 credit hours each semester the scholarship is received
- Must enroll in at least one math class satisfying a requirement of the major each semester the scholarship is received
- Academic requirements
- Current USI students must be in good standing with the University
- Selection decisions made by a committee appointed by the Chair of the Department of Mathematics
- The applicant may receive other forms of academic assistance without jeopardizing his/her eligibility as long as maximum financial aid does not exceed cost of board, room, tuition and books

To apply for this scholarship, submit an application form to the Department of Mathematics by the third Friday in January of the year in which the scholarship is to be awarded. If additional information is needed, applicants will be contacted by the selection committee.

This scholarship is a one-year scholarship; however, a student may reapply for a second or third year.

Labhart-Olsen Family Scholarship (Renewable)

- Entering freshman majoring in mathematics
- Residency Requirement
- U.S. Citizen
- Enrollment status
- Majoring in mathematics or mathematics teaching
- Enrolling as a full-time student
- Must successfully complete at least 30 credit hours each year the scholarship is received
- Must be enrolled in a least one math class satisfying a requirement of the major after the first semester (A student may take Math 115 or Math 118 the first semester of his or her freshman year; math teaching majors are exempt from taking a math course during the student teaching semester.)
- Award may be used during the fall, spring or summer term; there is no math requirement for the summer term.
- Academic requirements
- Have a minimum high school g.p.a. of 3.3 out of a possible 4.0
- Have a minimum of either a 600 on the Math SAT or a 26 on the Math ACT
- Apply for admission to USI by March 1
- Selection decisions
- Made by a committee appointed by the Chair of the Department of Mathematics
- Selection based on merit
- Renewable requirements
- Maintain a minimum USI g.p.a. of 3.0 through two years of coursework at USI and a minimum 3.3 thereafter
- Maintain a minimum 2.75 g.p.a. in all math classes fulfilling the major
- Demonstrate the ability to successfully complete a bachelor's degree in mathematics within 4 1/2 years
- The applicant may receive other forms of academic assistance without jeopardizing his/her eligibility as long as maximum financial aid does not exceed cost of board, room, tuition, fees and books.
- This scholarship will provide funds to cover half the cost of tuition (at the in-state tuition rate) for all credit hours enrolled by the student during the fall, spring or summer term. Pending approval of the Chair if the Department of Mathematics, scholarship support may continue during semesters when students are engaged in internships or other experiential learning opportunities.
- This half-tuition scholarship is automatically renewed each year all requirements are met for up to four years (maximum of eight semesters and four summer terms).

Questions concerning this scholarship should be directed to Dr. Rick Hudson, Chair, Department of Mathematics, 812-465-1241.

Labhart-Olsen Family Annual Scholarship

- Residency Requirement
- U.S. Citizen
- Enrollment status:
- Current USI student with a declared major in mathematics or mathematics teaching
- Enrolled as a full-time student in the previous fall and spring semesters
- Must successfully complete at least 12 credit hours each semester the scholarship is received
- Must enroll in at least one math class satisfying a requirement of the major each semester the scholarship is received
- Academic requirements: must be in good standing with the University
- Selection decisions made by a committee appointed by the Chair of the Department of Mathematics
- The applicant may receive other forms of academic assistance without jeopardizing his/her eligibility as long as maximum financial aid does not exceed cost of board, room, tuition and books.
- This scholarship will provide funds to cover half the cost of tuition (at the in-state tuition rate) for all credit hours enrolled by the student during the fall and spring semesters. The student may reapply for a second or third year.
- This one-year scholarship is designed to be used for the fall and spring semesters; however, if there are extenuating circumstances, the Chair of the Department of Mathematics may allow use of the scholarship during the summer terms. Pending approval of the Chair of the Department of Mathematics, scholarship support may continue during semesters when students are engaged in internships or other experiential learning opportunities.
- To apply for this scholarship, submit an application form to the Chair of the Department of Mathematics no later than the third Friday in January of the year in which the scholarship is to be awarded.

Questions concerning this scholarship should be directed to Dr. Rick Hudson, Chair, Department of Mathematics, 812-465-1241.