Graduate Fellows and Scholars

The purpose of the (MT)2 Fellows program is to provide financial and academic support to talented mathematics students with financial need, focusing especially on women, under-represented minorities, and first-generation college students.  Each year a selection of (MT)^2 Scholars and two (MT)2 Fellows are awarded.

Scholars

As a (MT)2 Scholar, you will receive:

  • An annual stipend of up to $10,000.
  • Enhanced support services, including faculty and graduate student mentors, and the opportunity to serve as a mentor to undergraduate Scholars in our program.

(MT)2 Scholar responsibilities include:

  • One semester of teaching per year for your two years as a Fellow.
  • Participation in a bi-weekly seminar for (MT)2 Scholars and Fellows.
  • Participation in a 3-credit research course in your second semester in the program.
  • Meet weekly with a faculty mentor.

Fellows

As a (MT)2 Fellow, you will receive:

  • An annual stipend of up to $10,000.
  • Travel stipend of $500 each year to attend a mathematics conference.
  • Enhanced support services, including faculty and graduate student mentors, and the opportunity to serve as a mentor to undergraduate Scholars in our program.
  • Continued support as a Teaching Assistant for the remainder of your program as long as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards the degree.

(MT)2 Fellow responsibilities include:

  • One semester of teaching per year for your two years as a Fellow.
  • Participation in a bi-weekly seminar for (MT)2 Scholars and Fellows.
  • Participation in a 3-credit research course in your second semester in the program.
  • Meet weekly with a faculty mentor.

Eligibility Criteria

(MT)2 Scholars and Fellows must:

  1. Be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or legal refugees.
  2. Be enrolled as full-time students in either the MA or Ph.D. program in the mathematical sciences.
  3. Demonstrate financial need according to the FAFSA.

Scholars and Fellows must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major and be in good standing at the University. Fellows may lose eligibility if they do not maintain the minimum GPA or status as a full time student in a mathematics degree program.

To Apply

  1. Submit an application to the graduate program in the Mathematical Sciences.
  2. Submit a FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  3. Submit the online (MT)2 Scholars Application Form.