Statistics Book Scholarship: Deadline: March 1, 2019

At least three $200 scholarships will be available.  Two will be available for students majoring in statistics and one will be available to a student with a minor in mathematical statistics, applied statistics or data science. Each of the scholarships will be given to honor the student for outstanding performance and to encourage the student to continue in statistics at that level of excellence.
Eligibility Requirements:
To be eligible to apply for the Statistics Book Scholarship, the student must satisfy all of the following:

  • the student has declared a major or minor in statistics;
  • the student has completed at least 45 credit hours by the time of application;
  • the student has completed at least 6 credit hours in courses at GVSU with an STA (statistics) designation;
  • the student is currently enrolled at GVSU at the time of application including at least one statistics course;
  • the student has an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.

The above items will be considered in the evaluation of candidates for a scholarship. In addition, the faculty will consider the candidate’s performance in statistics courses at GVSU and any additional activities or collaborative research/projects that the candidate has conducted with a statistics faculty member.

 Apply online at myScholarship. The decision will be made before the end of the Winter 2019 semester.


Statistics Tuition Scholarship: Deadline: March 1, 2019

Scholarships of at least $500 will be available. Each scholarship will be given to a statistics major to honor the student for outstanding performance and to encourage that student to continue in statistics at that level of excellence.

**These scholarships are made possible by the generous support of contributors to the Statistics Endowment Fund.***

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to apply for the Statistics Tuition Scholarship, the student must satisfy all of the following:

  • the student has declared a major in statistics;
  • the student has at least 45 credit hours completed by the time of application;
  • the student has completed at least 9 credit hours in courses at GVSU with an STA (statistics) designation and is taking courses at GVSU at the time of application;
  • the student is expected to take at least one course with an STA designation during Fall Semester 2019;
  • the student is expected to take at least one course with an STA designation during Winter Semester 2020 (this requirement is waived for students graduating in December 2019);
  • the student has an overall GPA of 3.2 or better.

In the evaluation of candidates for a scholarship, the above items will be considered. In addition, the faculty will consider the candidate's performance in statistics courses at GVSU and any additional activities or collaborative research/projects that the candidates has conducted with a statistics faculty member.

The recipient(s) will be announced by the end of the Winter 2019 semester. The scholarships will be given the following fall semester.

Apply online at myScholarship.


Madeline Siehling Statistics Pathway Scholarship: Deadline: March 1, 2019

A scholarship for $1500 is available.  The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal need-based aid and are ineligible for many of the government programs intended to help defray the cost of tuition and fees. Support from the Grand Valley community will impact the University’s highest priority and help students from middle income families to avoid indebtedness, archive their goals, and become fully engaged citizens.

  • Recipients must be accepted or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be undergraduate juniors or senior student enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more)
  • Must be a Statistics major
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3

Financial need will be given preference and will be demonstrated by Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Renewal Criteria: This scholarship may be renewed with reapplication provided the recipient(s) continues to meet the qualifications listed above This scholarship may be awarded to an individual for a maximum of 4 semesters.

Apply online at myScholarship.



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