College of Science & Mathematics


Summary of Scholarships

(Carefully read requirements for each scholarship available)

WILLIAM AVERY AND HELEN PEYTON BUCKNER SCHOLARSHIP
The William Avery and Helen Peyton Buckner Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in one of the Natural Sciences.

An eligible candidate must:
(1) have declared a major in any field of science
(2) have a grade point average of at least 2.5

The scholarship is renewable provided the eligibility requirements continue to be met.

 

GERSBACHER ZOOLOGY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Gersbacher Zoology Achievement Award for excellence of scholastic achievement is made to a junior or senior majoring in biology with a concentration in zoology.

An eligible candidate shall:
(1) have at least 60 semester hours of credit
(2) be a declared major in zoology
(3) have at least 12 hours creditable to a concentration in zoology
(4) have an overall grade point average of 3.500 or more
(5) have a grade point average of 3.500 or more in all zoology courses attempted


The Committee determines which, if any, candidate qualifies for the award as it is a merit scholarship. Contact the Department of Biology for more information.

 

BETTY BERRY GLENN SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Betty Berry Glenn Science Scholarship is made to any high school graduate who is a major in any field of science. This graduate must be from one of the following counties: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Ripley, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Scott, Stoddard, or Wayne.

Preference is given to students who have:
(1) completed a minimum of 30 credit hours
(2) at least a 2.500 grade point average.


Financial need will also be given consideration.

 

DR. DONALD FROEMSDORF COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
The Froemsdorf Scholarship will be available to students majoring in any one of the disciplines within the College of Science and Technology.

The Committee, giving due emphasis to quality of the scholastic records, designates recipients of the scholarship as it is a merit scholarship. No application form is necessary.

 

JOHN AND BESS HARTY SCHOLARSHIP
The John and Bess Harty Scholarship is awarded to one or more sophomores who have demonstrated sincere interest and ability in science.

The field of candidates is narrowed to those:
(1) having 45 to 75 hours of credit
(2) with grade point averages of 3.500 or better
(3) having declared majors in science areas.


The Committee, giving due emphasis to quality of the scholastic records, designates recipients of the scholarship as it is a merit scholarship.

 

A.F. HENDRICKS SCHOLARSHIP IN PHYSICS
The A.F. Hendricks Scholarship in Physics is awarded on the basis of general scholarship and promise of unusual success in the field of physics.

The Committee compiles a list of physics majors with:
(1) at least 60 hours of credit
(2) with grade point averages of 3.500 or above.

After consultation with the physics faculty the Committee determines which, if any, candidate qualifies for the scholarship as it is a merit scholarship. Contact the Department of Physics for more information.

 

B.F. AND CARRIE WOODBURN JOHNSON MEMORIAL MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
The B.F. and Carrie Woodburn Johnson Memorial Mathematics Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in mathematics.

An eligible candidate must:
(1) have completed at least three courses above College Algebra and Trigonometry
(2) have a 3.000 grade point average
(3) show financial need.


Recipients are chosen from applications solicited by the Scholarship Committee.

 

RUSSELL J. AND ELNORA MICHEL MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
The Russell J. and Elnora Michel Mathematics Scholarship is awarded to a mathematics major exhibiting unusual interest in mathematics and possessing capability of pursuing graduate work in mathematics as demonstrated by course work completed on this campus.

The Department of Mathematics submits names of recipients to the College of Science and Technology Scholarship Committee by March 1. An eligible candidate must:
(1) have a minimum 3.5 grade point average
(2) be a mathematics major
(3) have completed mathematics courses at least through the calculus sequence
(4) be recommended by a member of the mathematics department faculty
(5) possess capability of pursuing graduate work in mathematics

Since recipients are nominated by Department of Mathematics faculty members, no application form is necessary.

 

J.C. (JACK) MILLER SCHOLARSHIP IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
The J.C. (Jack) Miller Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Biological Sciences or Agriculture.

An eligible candidate must:
(1) have earned 60 hours of college credit
(2) have demonstrated above average scholarship and leadership qualities.

Financial need will also be given consideration.

 

S. DAVID NUNLEY SCHOLARSHIP
The S. David Nunley Scholarship is for pre-pharmacy students or those who have shown an interest in attending pharmacy school. It is to be awarded on the basis of need to those students who:

(1) maintain a B average or better.

Students who have not yet attained a college grade point may apply during their first year, and utilize high school grades as their criteria.  If no eligible students are identified, then scholarships may be awarded to students majoring in chemistry who show need, and who have maintained a B average. Contact the Department of Chemistry for more information.

 

LA VERNE THOMPSON COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The La Verne Thompson Computer Science Scholarship is awarded to a computer science major exhibiting unusual interest in computer science and possessing the capability of pursuing graduate work in computing sciences as demonstrated by course work completed on this campus.

The Department of Computer Science submits names of recipients to the College of Science and Technology Scholarship Committee by March 1. Recipients are selected by Computer Science faculty on the basis of the following criteria:

(1) must be a computer science major
(2) have a minimum 3.5 grade point average in the major
(3) have a 3.0 overall grade point average
(4) must have completed at least two senior level computer science courses at Southeast

Additionally, the candidate must be recommended by a member of the computer science faculty as having exhibited outstanding interest in computer science and having demonstrated the capability of pursuing graduate work in computing sciences. Contact the Department of Computer Science for more information.

 

ALBERT J. WEIS MEMORIAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Albert J. Weis Memorial Science Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in any of the disciplines within the College of Science and Technology.

An eligible candidate must have: (1) earned 42 hours of college credit
(2) a 2.0 grade point average
(3) demonstrated sincere interest in college
(4) financial need.

Recipients are chosen from applications solicited by the Scholarship Committee.

 


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