Scholarships in Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers several private scholarships. Please contact the department at 501-916-3114 if you need any additional information.

How to Apply

To apply for a private scholarship, UA Little Rock students will use Scholarship Universe, which is a matching tool that will show you the scholarships for which you qualify for based on the criteria you select.

David A. Schonert Endowed Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. David A. Schonert, a faculty member in the department for 20 years, with broad interests in the humanities as well as mathematics and statistics.

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in any major or graduate program offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Arts- and humanities-related pursuits and financial need will be strongly considered. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. This scholarship is renewable; recipients must reapply annually.

Successful applicants will be required to write a letter of appreciation to the donors.

Ann Jameson Wilson Math Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in mathematics. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

DeWoody and Emily Fleming Dickinson Math Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in his or her sophomore or junior year. Academic accomplishments will be given the highest consideration with financial need weighing second to academics. Leadership skills and involvement with math activities will also be considered.

Jerry and Sherri Damerow Endowed Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship
Open to all students pursuing an undergraduate degree in mathematics. Applicants must demonstrate academic accomplishment. Financial need will be strongly considered. This scholarship is renewable; recipients must reapply annually.

Linda and Tom McMillan Mathematics Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in any major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, with preference given to juniors and seniors. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Ma Endowed Family Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in mathematics. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Mathematics and Statistics Faculty Endowed Award
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in any major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Applicants must be undergraduates who demonstrate academic accomplishment. Financial need will be considered, but it will not be a determining factor.

Dr. Alan M. Johnson Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Alan M. Johnson Endowed Scholarship is a private scholarship established by the family of Dr. Johnson who was a long-time faculty member and department chair. It is awarded yearly to an M.S. candidate within the UA Little Rock Department of Mathematics and Statistics. For more information, contact Senior Instructor Ida Umphers at isumphers@ualr.edu.