Department of Mathematics Undergraduate Student Scholarships
1. The Alfred Hume Award for Outstanding Senior in Mathematics,
established in 1960, is presented each year to the senior student majoring
in Mathematics who has the best fouryear record in the subject. The
recipient, together with the right to represent the Math Department
on the "Honors Day", gets a one year membership in the MAA.
2. The Hugh Lawrence Quarles and Corrie Dennis Quarles Scholarship was
established in 1988. Recipients shall be fulltime students who are Mathematics
majors and are selected by the faculty of the Department.
Recipients must have a minimum of 3.25 overall grade point average to be eligible.
They will be chosen in the spring of their sophomore year to receive the scholarship
in their junior and senior years. Preference will be given to students from
Mississippi and Alabama. After selection, the recipient must maintain a minimum
3.25 overall grade point average and a 3.5 grade point average in mathematics.
He/she has to be approved for continuance by the faculty. The award will carry
an initial stipend of $4,000 payable at the rate of $2,000 per semester for
the junior and, if extended, senior years of study.
3. The T.A. Bickerstaff Scholarship was established
in 1983 as a memorial to the late chairman of the Department of Mathematics.
The recipient shall be a junior Mathematics major with the highest achievement
as determined by the faculty. The scholarship will be announced in the spring
of the junior year and the amount of the award shall be equal to the amount
earned by the endowment fund during the previous period which usually amounts
to $750 per semester. The award shall be effective for the fall and spring
semesters of the senior year.
4. The Alton C. Grimes Scholarship was established
by Mr. Grimes in 1989 to assist deserving students of high moral character
who demonstrate scholastic ability and financial need. Awardees shall be in
a curriculum which requires a minimum of 18 hours of mathematics beginning
with calculus. The scholarship is in the amount of $750 per academic year.
5. The John Roger Moore III Scholarship was established
in 1990 and is presented each year in the amount of $500 per academic year.
The recipient shall be a full time student majoring in Mathematics.
6. The PI MU EPSILON AWARD is presented annually
to the outstanding member of The University of Mississippi Chapter
of Pi Mu Epsilon honorary mathematical fraternity, based on service
and performance during the academic year. The recipient receives a
fiveyear subscription to the National Pi Mu Epsilon Journal.
Past winners
2014
 Hume: Amanda Lee Hall
2013

Quarles: Noel Childress (extended), Dylan Hundelt

Bickerstaff: Kenna Collums

Grimes: Paul Neubert

Moore: Eleanor Anthony

Hume: Aaron Moeller
2012
 Quarles: Aaron Moeller (extended), Noel Childress
 Bickerstaff: Aaron Moeller
 Grimes: Jonathan Broom
 Moore: Dan Nemesek
 Hume: Mary Margaret Rich
2011

Quarles: Aaron Moeller, Thomas Koslowski

Bickerstaff: Chiahau Soh

Grimes: Tetyana Dewland

Moore: Dora Frances SullivanGonzalez

Hume: Kimberly Rebekah Harris
2010
 Quarles: Thomas Koslowski
 Bickerstaff: Mary Margaret Rich
 Grimes: Mellisa Daniella Bond
 Moore: Matthew Stephenson
 Hume: Matthew Stephenson
2007
 Quarles: Samuel Watson, Wei Wei, Anne Nicholas, Cameron Byrum
 Bickerstaff: George Richardson
 Hume: David Kimery
 Grimes: Zachary Cruthirds
2005
 Alfred Hume Memorial PrizeMathew David McChesney
 Hugh Lawrence Quarles and Corrie Dennis Quarles Endowment: Samuel Stewart Watson
 T. A. Bickerstaff Memorial Award: Robyn Dana Bright
 Alton C. Grimes Award: Stephanie Ryland