New Mathematics Scholarship Covers the Cost of VT Math Major Tuition Over Four Years
If you are plan to major in mathematics at Johnson State, you can benefit from this new scholarship. Supported by a generous donation from former JSC mathematics professor Stella Sargent, Johnson State College is launching the START Mathematics Scholarship starting in fall 2014. The scholarship will pay the full cost tuition to cover an incoming student’s unmet financial need over four years at JSC. For the purpose of this scholarship, loans are considered unmet financial need.
The scholarship is renewable for up to a total $40,000 over four consecutive years as long as eligibility requirements are maintained.
Who Can Apply for the Math START Scholarship?
To qualify, students must:
- Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average
- Demonstrate financial need (as documented on their FAFSA)
- Be an an incoming first-year student from Vermont
Benefits of Being a START Math Scholar
The benefits of this scholarship go beyond financial assistance. In addition to your tuition being covered for up to four year, as a START math scholar, you will:
- Have numerous opportunities to conduct faculty‐mentored research
- Attend and present at national and regional conferences
- Take classes with fellow START scholars in both the math and science programs, helping you build networks and support systems that will serve you through your college years and beyond
- Receive focused academic advising
- Participate in special learning communities
- Receive targeted career counseling
START Math scholars will receive academic advising from a member of the mathematics faculty and more general advising from Professor Les Kanat.
How to Apply
Please review the eligibility and application guidelines on the application form, and submit your application as early as possible.
Scholarships are awarded as applications are received and funding is available.
For more information, contact Dr. Les Kanat at (802) 635-1327 or firstname.lastname@example.org.