Frederick and Marion Steen Mathematics Scholarship – Application Deadline 4/24

The Frederick and Marion Steen Mathematics Scholarship was established in honor of Frederick and Marion Steen by their children.

This prestigious, merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student in their third year majoring at Allegheny College in the natural sciences. The purpose of this fund is to partially cover senior year tuition expenses for one selected student per year.

According to the terms of the Scholarship, “the recipient should demonstrate the following character:

  • strong understanding of and skills in the application of the principles of mathematics
  • ability to communicate and enthuse others with the beauty of mathematics
  • commitment to put mathematics to purpose in a teaching, engineering, or scientific profession.”

A natural sciences major who anticipates graduating in 2023 and wishes to be considered for this scholarship should submit their application via email to Professor Ellers (, the Chair of the Mathematics Department. Applications should contain the following:

  1. a letter of interest that addresses the three criteria listed above, and
  2. a pdf copy of your transcript. (Unofficial is OK.)

The deadline for completed applications is April 24, 2022. Applications will be reviewed by the Mathematics department faculty shortly thereafter.