Division of Science






Department of Mathematics
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Phone: (212) 650-5346
Fax: (212) 650-6294

Scholarships, Internships, and Awards

Mathematics Department Scholarships and Awards

Rich Scholarship

The Dr. Barnett and Jean Hollander Rich Mathematics Scholarships, currently in the amount of $7,000, are awarded annually to talented students who have demonstrated superior ability in mathematics and who are preparing for careers in mathematics or math related fields.

  • Undergraduate students must be able to demonstrate financial need and will receive up to $7,000 each, pending cost of attendance (COA) limits.

  • The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition for graduate students, pending cost of attendance (COA) limits.

Applications can be found at the bottom of the page.

The Belden Medal

Awarded to students who complete the Advanced Calculus sequence with distinction. Nomination by faculty.

The Bennington P. Gill Memorial Award

Awarded to the most promising graduating senior committed to graduate study in Mathematics. Nomination by faculty.

The Emil L. Post Memorial Award

Awarded to the graduating senior or seniors judged most promising in Mathematics. Nomination by faculty.

The Israel E. Drabkin Memorial Award

Awarded to a promising mathematics student with broad cultural interests.

The Harry Schwartz Fellowship

Awarded to a Mathematics Major who has shown promise in Mathematics.

The Rich Presentation Award

$250 may be awarded to graduate or undergraduate students for the first presentation of their faculty mentored work in the form of a poster or talk at a conference or non-club CCNY event, or for a single authored article accepted for publication in a refereed professional or student journal. Additional awards of $100 may be given up to two times if the same talk or poster is presented elsewhere. Each of these awards is subject to approval of the Scholarship committee upon presentation of sufficient evidence of the presentation(s) or acceptance of the paper.


Rich Summer Internships

The Dr. Barnett and Jean Hollander Rich Mathematics Summer Internships, in amounts up to $6,000 each, are awarded annually to upper division mathematics majors or Master's students. The awards are used to support summer activities that enhance the applicant's mathematics education in the workplace or through faculty-supervised research.

The application is available at the bottom of the page.