Truman Awarded a $600,000 Grant to Provide Scholarships to Mathematics and Computer Science Majors

Truman State University has been awarded a $600,000 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant.
This is a four-year grant that will provide scholarships for students with financial need who are mathematics or computer science majors.

The goals of the project are to 1) recruit and retain academically talented, financially needy math and computer science majors and 2) increase the number of mathematics and computer science graduates who enter the workforce in these fields. In addition to the scholarships, support services including tutoring, mentoring, career placement assistance, and interactions with business and professional individuals will be provided.

The project PI is Dana Vazzana, associate professor of mathematics, and CO-PIs are Alan Garvey, associate professor of computer science; Eric Howard, professor of mathematics; Robert Matthews, assistant professor of computer science; and Jason Shaw, visiting assistant professor of mathematics.
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