Scholarships

Scholarships from the Department of Statistics at Western Michigan University acknowledge outstanding statistics and data science students and augment awards made by WMU or the Lee Honors College.

Undergraduate Scholarships

The following is a list of undergraduate scholarships, which are typically awarded for fall and/or spring semesters pending available funding.  To be considered for a scholarship, please fill out the undergraduate scholarship application form before February 15.

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Fred A. Beeler Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding freshmen and sophomore students majoring in statistics who have documented financial need.  Funds for this scholarship were generously donated to the department by Isabel Beeler in 1994, in memory of her husband, Fred A. Beeler, who was a member of the mathematics faculty from 1946 to 1968.

Arthur E. and Martha S. Hearron Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding full-time students with junior, senior, or graduate status who are majoring in statistics.  Funds for this scholarship were generously donated to the department by Arthur and Martha Hearron in 2003.

A. Bruce and Florence M. Clarke Statistics Scholarship

Presented to outstanding statistics majors in recognition of excellence in their field of study and their potential for future accomplishments. A. Bruce Clarke was a former chair of the Department of Mathematics as well as a former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Western Michigan University. He retired from the university in 1991.

JHP Statistics Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students who are majoring in statistics.

Statistics Scholarship

This award, established in 2002, is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students.

Statistics – Data Science Scholarship

This award, established in 2018, is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students.

 Graduate Scholarships

The following is a list of graduate scholarships, which are typically awarded for fall and/or spring semesters pending available funding.  To be considered for a scholarship, please fill out the graduate scholarship application form before February 15.

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Arthur E. and Martha S. Hearron Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding full-time students with junior, senior, or graduate status who are majoring in statistics.  Funds for this scholarship were generously donated to the department by Arthur and Martha Hearron in 2003.

Dr. Gerald L. Sievers Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding statistics graduate students.  The scholarship is in honor of Dr. Gerald L. Sievers, professor emeritus of statistics at Western Michigan University and co-founder of WMU’s statistics program.

Statistics Scholarship

This award, established in 2002, is awarded to outstanding graduate students.

Statistics – Data Science Scholarship

This award, established in 2018, is awarded to outstanding graduate students.