Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University
Assistantships and Scholarships

Mathematics Master’s Award

This award was established in honor of the ISU Mathematics Department faculty who supported the masters students during the late 1960s through the early 1970s. The Master’s Award will be given to a student enrolled in the M.S. or M.A. program in pure or applied mathematics, statistics, or secondary mathematics education in the Department of Mathematics at ISU.

Qualifications: (1) Awardees must be full time students in a master’s program in the Department of Mathematics at ISU. (2) Awardees must be enrolled in either pure or applied mathematics, statistics, or secondary mathematics education at ISU.

Criteria for Selection: (1) Academic promise (2) Leadership promise (3) Strong character. Anticipated Award: $ 2,000

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate and Doctoral students may receive an assistantship, which includes a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend, in return for work in teaching, research, or other duties.

For more information, contact the following professors:

  • Master's degree study in Mathematics or Mathematics Education: Dr. Michael Plantholt, (309) 438-7174, mikep@ilstu.edu
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics Education: Dr. Cynthia Langrall, (309) 438-2225, langrall@ilstu.edu