Sylvia M. Schlunk Award
The Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science are accepting applications for the Sylvia M. Schlunk Award to be awarded to a student of one of these departments who has demonstrated interest and ability in mathematics and/or computer science. The $1,000 award is given annually and can be applied toward tuition, fees, room and board, or living expenses. The award may also be used as reimbursement of tuition for a summer course.
Students wishing to apply must have:
- A declared major in Mathematics, Mathematics with Secondary Education, Computer Science or Computer Studies and must have completed 75 hours toward graduation by the end of the current semester.
- Mathematics, Mathematics with Secondary Education, or Computer Science majors must have completed a minimum of 27 semester hours in the major by the end of the current semester.
- Computer Studies majors must have completed 24 hours in the major by the end of the current semester.
- Transfer students must have completed or have in progress 12 semester hours in the major at Saint Xavier.
- Seniors who are completing their final semester in Fall 2015 enrolled in at least 6 semester hours may also apply.
Please download and print the application (PDF). Completed applications must be received in the Department Office (N-302) by 12:00 p.m. (Noon), Friday, February 19, 2016.
The application includes a question, which requires a 2-3 page response written by the applicant. This year's question is:
- Why is it important that a course in mathematics and/or computer science be required of every SXU graduate?