Scholarships and Funded Support
The following opportunities exist for students in the Mathematics & Statistics Department to receive scholarships and other funded support.
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Continuing math and statistics students may be eligible for a number of scholarship opportunities. Most of these scholarships are applied to through the BeachScholarships system, the centralized database of all scholarship opportunities at California State University, Long Beach.
The following scholarships are typically available in early spring. Spring 2023 deadline is March 13, 2023. Please see individual scholarships for eligibility criteria. Students may be eligible for more scholarships than are listed here. Please contact the department for any questions about these scholarships.
- Barbara Turner and Kenneth K. Warner Endowed Award in Mathematics: supports a senior or graduate student in pure math.
- Beach Promise Scholarship: supports an undergraduate student majoring in math, applied math, math education, or statistics.
- Dan Martinez Endowment Scholarship: supports an undergraduate student majoring in math, applied math, math education, or statistics.
- Kent Merryfield Endowed Scholarship: supports a first-generation undergraduate student majoring in math, applied math, math education, or statistics.
- Mathematics and Statistics Department Scholarship: supports a student majoring in math, applied math, math education, or statistics.
- Mentored Excellence Toward Research and Industry Careers (METRIC): supports students majoring in science or math. Application deadline: April 28, 2023. Learn more about METRIC program.
- Samuel Councilman Scholarship: supports an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in math, applied math, math education, or statistics.
- The Loyd and Ginnie Wilcox Mathematics Teaching Preparation Scholarship: supports an undergraduate student majoring in math education.
Other Department Awards
The following scholarships are also available. No application is needed for these scholarships; they are awarded by their participants.
- Putnam Cassaday Scholarship: determined among the Putnam participants.
- Lindgren Excellent Teaching Assistant Scholarship: determined among returning teaching assistants.
Additional Scholarships for Science and Math Majors
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics maintains a list of additional scholarships that are available to science and math majors.
Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is the official hub for scholarship information at CSULB. The office collects, organizes, and distributes information on hundreds of external scholarships as well as administers university scholarships for the campus. Explore CSULB Scholarships.
Funded Research Programs
The following student research programs may offer stipends, provide tuition support, cover the costs of travel and attendance to conferences, or offer other funded support for CSULB students. Many programs have a joint application with other similar programs. Please see the individual programs for more details.
- Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) offers intensive, hands-on research and training opportunities for undergraduate students designed to prepare them to excel in doctoral programs, as well as health-related research careers. Funded by NIH. Deadline to apply: March 3, 2023.
- Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is part of a statewide effort to enhance the math and science skills of undergraduate students who have faced or face social, educational, or economic barriers, and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Funded by NSF. Deadline to apply for funded support: March 3, 2023.
- MD Alumni Research Program supports undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds who plan to enter and succeed in medical school programs. Funded by a CSULB MD Alum. Deadline to apply: March 3, 2023.
- Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) is designed to support motivated undergraduate students interested in developing careers as professional research scientists in biomedical and behavioral science fields. Funded by NIH. Deadline to apply: March 3, 2023.
The Graduate Center maintains a list of on-campus funding opportunities. Most of the opportunities are aimed at graduate students, but a few are also available to undergraduate students.