Summer Math Scholarship

Stony Brook University is pleased to announce a special scholarship opportunity made possible by the Summer Math Foundation. This scholarship has been created to provide financial assistance to math majors who have completed their sophomore or junior year and wish to do mathematical research over the summer.

The scholarship recipient will be awarded support for tuition (in-state rate), housing, food and fees for up to 12 credits of math coursework during the summer sessions.

In order to be eligible to apply for this award you must meet the following criteria:

•    Student must be a rising junior or senior with a minimum 3.2 GPA in mathematics coursework

•    Student must enroll in at least 3 credits of Independent Math Study in one or both summer sessions

To apply, submit the following items:

•    The Summer Math Application Form

•    A letter of intent summarizing the intended independent study and/ or honors thesis topic (no more than two pages)

•    A letter of support from the faculty member or lecturer who will supervise the independent study or honors thesis, including evaluation of the proposed area of study and verification that the faculty member will supervise the project

•    A copy of your transcript


Application Deadline: March 17, 2017

The scholarship is intended to cover most expenses related to summer coursework, up to and including:

•     Full tuition at the in-state rate for 6 credits in each of summer session I and II, for a maximum of 12 credit hour classes over both sessions. An Independent Math Study course of at least 3 credit hours must be included in the first session and an independent math study course or honor course (if independent math was completed in the first session) must be completed in the second session.

The Honors Thesis course should be supervised by a member of the Mathematics Department. Classes may also include one general education class which will count toward degree requirements per session.

•    Fees

•    Summer meal plan

•    Housing on campus in a double or single room

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