Scholarships and Assistantships

Department Scholarships

Scholarship Information

UNR and the State of Nevada provide numerous scholarship opportunities. To find out more, visit the University Scholarship site.

To apply, complete the Graduate & Undergraduate Scholarship application in MyNEVADA Supplemental Forms, between Oct. 1 and the Feb. 1 priority deadline.

We strongly recommend you also complete the FAFSA to maximize your eligibility for any need-based scholarships.

Scholarships for Students in Mathematics & Statistics

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics awards between $15,000 and $25,000 in scholarship funds annually to students in our programs. Our students also regularly receive scholarship awards open to all UNR students, as well as external scholarship awards.

To apply for all UNR scholarships (general and major-specific), please complete the Graduate & Undergraduate Scholarship application in MyNEVADA Supplemental Forms, available annually between Oct. 1 and the Feb. 1 priority deadline. We strongly encourage students to also complete the FAFSA, which maximizes eligibility for any need-based scholarships. Additional scholarship information can be found at the University Scholarship site.

The following departmental scholarships are awarded annually by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics:

Undergraduate

  • GUY BENHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS
  • M. W. BUTLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS
  • BEN A. EDWARDS SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS
  • MARY TALBOT SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS
  • WEIHE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS

Graduate

  • JERRY & BETTY WILSON SCHOLARSHIP