Awards & Scholarships

  1. Dr. B.K. Kim Scholarship in Statistics
  2. Mrs. E.D. Matthews Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics
  3. W.J. Blundon Scholarship
  4. Dr. Siegfried Thomeier Memorial Prize in Pure Mathematics
  5. Atreya-Haritha Scholarship in Mathematics
  6. Dr. Chu-In Charles Lee Scholarship
  7. Statistical Society of Canada Scholarship
  8. Daniel Freeman Memorial Scholarship
  9. Cheng Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics
  10. Dean of Science Book Prize in Mathematics and Statistics
  11. University Awards and Scholarships

Note: For a complete list of past recipients please click here.

DONATE! To donate to a scholarship, please go to the Giving to Memorial page. In the Area of Designation section, choose Scholarships and Fellowships and in the Designation Information section, please write the name of the Mathematics or Statistics scholarship.


 Dr. B.K. Kim Scholarship in Statistics

The B.K. Kim Scholarship in Statistics is awarded annually to an undergraduate student whose major subject of study is statistics. The award honours the memory of the late Dr. B.K. Kim who taught in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from 1976-84. The scholarship, with a value of at least $500, is normally based on academic achievement in third year and/or fourth year courses and is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016No candidate 
2014-2015 Faith Geok Horng Lee$795
2013-2014Levi Pike$795
2012-2013Levi Pike$795
2011-2012Levi Pike$750
2010-2011Kevin Granville$750
2009-2010Yong Jian$750
2008-2009Ashley Rose$1,000

 

The B.K. Kim Scholarship was not awarded in 1989-1990, 1993-1994, or 1994-1995.


Mrs. E.D. Matthews Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics

This scholarship honours the memory of the late Mrs. Evelyn Matthews, who taught in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, from 1959-78. It has a value of at least $500, and is awarded on an annual basis to an undergraduate student whose major subject of study is mathematics or statistics. The scholarship is based on academic merit and is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016Michael Sullivan$500
2014-2015 Jonathan Ford$500
2013-2014Noah Fleming$500
2012-2013Michael Grudich$500
2011-2012Chao Han$370
2010-2011Alexander Howse$370
2009-2010Genevieve Harwood$500
2008-2009Jared Penney$450


W.J. Blundon Scholarship

The W.J. Blundon Scholarship, in memory of Professor W.J. Blundon, Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from 1948 to 1976, is awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students majoring in mathematics and/or statistics. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016Haruki Hirasawa
Michael Sullivan
$915
$915
2014-2015Devin Grant
Joshua Skanes-Norman
$830
$830
2013-2014Brandon Thorne$1,650
2012-2013Justin McGrath$1,600
2011-2012Devin Grant
Nathan King
$750
$750
2010-2011Alexander Howse$1,500
2009-2010Jared Penney
Mark Penney
$750
$750
2008-2009 Jason Gedge$2,000


Dr. Siegfried Thomeier Memorial Prize in Pure Mathematics

The Dr. Siegfried Thomeier Memorial Prize in Pure Mathematics, the interest from a donation by an anonymous donor, is awarded to a fourth or fifth year student majoring in mathematics with a concentration in pure mathematics. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016Michael Sullivan$610
2014-2015Brandon Thorne$560
2013-2014Devin Grant$555
2012-2013Robert Luther$555
2011-2012Kelly Clarke$550
2010-2011Ian Payne$525
2009-2010Elizabeth Austin$500
2008-2009Andrew Stewart$650


Atreya-Haritha Scholarship in Mathematics

The Atreya-Haritha Scholarship in Mathematics is the result of a generous donation by Dr K.R. and Nandinin Kothandaraman. Valued at $1,000 annually, it is awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time student, either a senior level undergraduate or a graduate student in Mathematics and/or Statistics. In the case of an undergraduate student, the scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation by the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. In the case of a graduate student, it is awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, also upon recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2013-2014Raymond Walsh$1,000
2011-2012Brendan Cooke$1,000
2009-2010Alexander Howse$1,000
2008-2009Yunqi Jin$1,000
2007-2008Angela Crane$1,000
2006-2007Jiajia Zhang (graduate student)$1,000


Dr. Chu-In Charles Lee Scholarship

The Dr. Chu-In Charles Lee Scholarship is established through generous contributions by family, friends, students, professors and the academic community in memory of Dr. Chu-In Charles Lee, who served as Deputy Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for many years. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to senior full-time undergraduate students in their 3rd or 4th year majoring in Mathematics and/or Statistics. To be considered, candidates must take a minimum of four (4) senior Mathematics and/or Statistics courses in a given year with preference given to the student who achieves the highest average on these courses. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016Haruki Hirasawa$1475
2014-2015Christopher Pardy$1,325
2013-2014Brandon Thorne$1,280
2012-2013Jessica Besaw$1,200
2011-2012Jonathan Lomond$1,150
2010-2011Alexander Howse$950
2009-2010Ian Payne$750
2008-2009Alexander Howse$650


Statistical Society of Canada Scholarship

This scholarships has been established by a generous donation from the Statistical Society of Canada. It is based on scholarship standing and is awarded to an undergraduate student in any year of study who is majoring in Statistics and meets the minimum academic requirement for a scholarship. The scholarship will be valued at $750. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016No candidate 
2014-2015Allan Dawe$750
2013-2014Anthony Payne$750
2012-2013Levi Pike$750
2011-2012Jian Yong$750
2010-2011Kevin Granville$750
2009-2010Jessany Hodge$750
2008-2009Yu-Shan Hung$750


Daniel Freeman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established from the contributions of many family members, friends, and fellow students in memory of Danny Freeman, a former Engineering student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the accrued interest, will be awarded annually, on a rotating basis, to students enrolled in either Engineering or Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with disabilities with consideration given to quality of character and overall perseverance. If a successful candidate is not recommended by the discipline on rotation in a given year an eligible student from the other discipline may be awarded the scholarship for that year. If no candidates are available from the first group any student enrolled in either Engineering or Mathematics (discipline to be determined by the rotation schedule in a given year) will be considered. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering or the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2013-2014Michael Grudich$875
2011-2012Adam Gardner$725
2009-2010Mark Penney$1,000
2004-2005Michelle Browne$500


Cheng Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics

This scholarship was established by the children of Mr. Wan Choi Cheng and Mrs. Yen Bo Cheng, who were strong believers in the value of education and who had encouraged their children to pursue a university degree. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in mathematics who meets the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2015-2016Cole Walsh$300
2013-2014Christopher Pardy$300


Dean of Science Book Prize in Mathematics and Statistics

To be eligible for the Dean of Science Book Prize in Mathematics and Statistics, a student must have demonstrated academic excellence in his/her declared major, and completed at least six semesters with a minimum of at least 90 credit hours. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics forwards its nomination for this prize to the Dean of Science Office by mid-September. The prize is presented at the annual Dean of Science Dean's List award ceremony, usually held in October.

2013-2014Devin Grant
2012-2013Devin Grant
2011-2012 Jason LeGrow
Danielle C. Leonard
2010-2011Alexander Howse
2009-2010Alexander Howse
2008-2009Alexander Howse
2007-2008Joseph Fitzgerald


University Awards and Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships listed above, Memorial University of Newfoundland offers a wide range of other awards for which students in Mathematics and Statistics may be eligible. Please visit the MUN Scholarships website for more information.

Contact

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Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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