Undergraduate Scholars

Award and Responsibilities

The (MT)2 Scholars program provides financial and academic support to talented mathematics majors. Each year a selection of (MT)2 Scholarships are awarded.

As a (MT)2 Scholar you receive:

  • A scholarship up to $9,000.
  • Enhanced support services, including faculty and graduate student mentors as well as private tutoring.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Meet weekly with a faculty mentor.
  • Meet with more experienced senior students who will act as peer mentors.
  • Participate in the 1 credit undergraduate seminar during their first semester in the program.
  • Participation in a bi-weekly seminar for (MT)2 Seminar for Undergraduate Scholars and Graduate Fellows. The seminar will be focused around various theme, such as time management, writing your resume/cv, summer opportunities, research opportunities, applying to graduate school, career options, or giving a good math talk.

Eligibility Criteria

(MT)2 Undergraduate Scholars must:

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

Additionally, Scholars must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major and be in good standing at the University. Scholars 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. Complete the online (MT)2 Scholars Application form. This form includes an essay describing your interest in the Scholars program and your academic and career goals.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended to (MT)2.
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation attesting to your academic achievement and potential to (MT)2.
  4. Sumbit a FAFSA.