University of Montana (MT)2 Program

Graduate Fellows

The purpose of the (MT)2 Fellows program is to provide financial and academic support to talented mathematics students with financial need, focusing especially on women, under-represented minorities, and first-generation college students.  Each year two (MT)2 Fellows are awarded.

As a (MT)2 Fellow, you will receive:

  • An annual stipend of up to $15,000 (PhD) and $10,000 (MA) for your first two years in our program (with the possibility of renewal)
  • A full tuition waiver
  • Travel stipend of $500 each year to attend a mathematics conference
  • Enhanced support services, including faculty and graduate student mentors, and the opportunity to serve as a mentor to undergraduate Scholars in our program.
  • Continued support as a Teaching Assistant for the remainder of your program as long as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards the degree.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • One semester of teaching per year for your two years as a Fellow
  • Participation in a bi-weekly seminar for (MT)2 Scholars and Fellows
  • Participation in a 3-credit research course in your second semester in the program

Eligibility Criteria:

(MT)2 Fellows must,

  1. Be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or legal refugees.
  2. Be enrolled as full-time students in either the MA or Ph.D. program in the mathematical sciences.
  3. Demonstrate financial need according to the FAFSA.

Fellows must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major and be in good standing at the University. Fellows may lose eligibility if they do not maintain the minimum GPA or status as a full time student in a mathematics degree program.

To Apply:

  • Submit an application to the graduate program in the Mathematical Sciences,
  • Submit a FAFSA to demonstrate financial need,
  • Submit the online (MT)2 Scholars Application Form.

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