Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships and awards are given annually.

For information on any of the scholarships, awards, contact the Mathematics & Statistics department chair, Dr. Joanna Wares.


Bessie Pond Eppes Scholarship
Established by Anne E. Regester, W'39, to honor her mother Bessie Pond Eppes, who appreciated the educational opportunities given to her during her days as a student at Westhampton College. This scholarship honors a Westhampton College student who has demonstrated an interest and aptitude in mathematics, has displayed good citizenship, maintains at least a 2.0 GPA and acts in a manner that enhances the mathematics program.

V.S. Lawrence Scholarship
This scholarship honors one or more students majoring in mathematics.

Apply here for the Eppes and/or Lawrence scholarships. We are accepting applications until March 31, 2023. Scholarships in Mathematics & Statistics are for one year and not automatically renewed.

Awards & Prizes

James D. Crump Prize in Mathematics
Founded in 1893 by James D. Crump, this award honors a senior who has demonstrated excellence in mathematics. Mr. Crump was a Richmond College Trustee for 10 years, until his death. During his tenure, he made a substantial contribution to the College.

Dr. William Jason Owen Prize for Outstanding Graduating Senior Majoring in Mathematical Economics
Established in 2023 to honor one of the faculty who created the Mathematical Economics major at the University of Richmond. The prize is funded by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and the Department of Economics to recognize excellence in a senior student graduating with a degree in Mathematical Economics. Faculty from both departments nominate and the Mathematical Economics Advisory Board selects the winner.

Outstanding Student in Mathematics Award
Each year, the Department of Mathematics & Statistics honors the most outstanding student(s) in mathematics with this award.

Outstanding Student in Mathematical Economics Award
Each year, the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and the Department of Economics honor the most outstanding student(s) majoring in or planning to major in Mathematical Economics. To be eligible, a student must have taken at least one upper-level course in both mathematics and economics.