The Mildred M. Reigh Scholarship is given in memory of Mildred M. Reigh, professor of Mathematics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1981.

Miss Reigh, a native of Bellwood, taught at State College High School before moving to IUP in 1963. She was a leader in Mathematics Education both in the state of Pennsylvania and in her work with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and support students in pursuit of a degree leading to teaching excellence in mathematics and to promote the growth of students through active involvement in mathematics professional organizations. The scholarship is given to a student or students who exemplify mathematics teaching excellence at the elementary or secondary level, who shows promise for participation in professional organizations for teachers of mathematics, and who have a quality point average of 3.0 or better and have achieved junior standing.

Candidates may be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the graduate elementary or secondary mathematics education program, the undergraduate elementary education program with a concentration in mathematics, or the secondary mathematics education program.

The scholarship will only be awarded to a student who meets the following criteria:

  • Must have an overall QPA of at least 3.0
  • Must have junior standing (57-90 credits)
  • Must demonstrate participation, in appropriate capacity to level of education, in one or more organizations for teachers of mathematics
  • Must exemplify excellence or the potential for excellence in mathematics teaching at either the elementary or secondary level
  • Candidates may be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in
    • Elementary Education major with a concentration in Mathematics
    • B.S.Ed. in Mathematics Education
    • M.Ed. in Mathematics
    • M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education
  • Students demonstrating financial need will be given preferential consideration above students with equal qualificiations but less financial need.