The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers many scholarships for students who pursue math as a field of study.

Marjorie H. Beaty Math/Computer Science Scholarship

This scholarship is available to mathematics or computer science majors with preference given to South Dakota residents.

Howard Connors Math Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate mathematics majors.

Cleland Cook Math Scholarship

Recipients must be declared majors in mathematics.

William E. Ekman Scholarship

This scholarship is available to deserving undergraduate mathematics majors with financial need.

Ekman Gutzman Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate math majors who meet requirements of the Coyote Commitment program.

Wayne W. Gutzman Family Scholarship in Mathematics

This scholarship is available to undergraduate mathematics majors.

Merten M. Hasse Math Contest Scholarship

Four scholarships are available each year, two to students from large high schools and two to students from smaller high schools.

Merten M. Hasse Scholarship

An undergraduate math major receives this scholarship each year. Preference is given to a minority student.

L. Fred and Rose E. Hart Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a master's degree in math.

Andy E. Karantinos Scholarship

This scholarships is available to sophomore, junior or senior mathematics majors.

Nelontine Maxwell Larsen Award

This scholarship is given to a graduate student studying math at USD.

Even and Anne Larson Scholarship

This scholarship is available to junior mathematics majors.

Thomas Emery McKinney Award

Available to senior mathematics majors.

Reise Officer Excellence in Mathemathics Scholarship

This scholarship is available to mathematics majors with a 2.5 or better GPA.

Curtis and Lynda Olson Mathematics Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate mathematics majors who have completed at least 16 credit hours at USD and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a cumulative 3.5 math GPA.

Alexander Pell Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate mathematics majors.

Pi Mu Epsilon/Thomas Emery McKinney Mathematics Award

This joint scholarship is available to senior mathematics majors. The Pi Mu Epsilon Award is given to a member of Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society.

Wallace Raab Memorial Scholarship

Preference should be given to students who are math majors. 

Ralph Richardson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate mathematics majors. Financial need is considered.

Royal and Cora Scott Family Scholarship

Recipients must be junior or senior math majors, have graduated from a South Dakota high school and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

Vernon E. Staum Scholarship

First preference for this scholarship is given to math majors, while first consideration is given to students in the USD Scholars program.

Bessie Kimball Thurber Memorial Scholarship

Deserving undergraduate mathematics majors are eligible for this scholarship.

David Walish Scholarship in Honor of Howard Connors

This scholarship is available to mathematics majors with preference to upper-division undergraduate students. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

David Walish Scholarship in Honor of Bill Ekman

Incoming freshmen intending to major in math are eligible for this scholarship.

Robert L. Walter Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate mathematics majors with preference for students interested in mathematics education.


Freshman Scholarships

For freshman scholarships see Financial Aid.

All programs, policies and procedures described are subject to change. All statements in this publication concerning requirements, dollar amounts, conditions or other matters are for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice.