## Prizes in Mathematics

### The Jacobson Prize in Mathematics

The Jacobson Prize in Mathematics is an award given annually by the department to the highest ranked Senior mathematics major.

### B.B. Comer Mathematics Prize

The B.B. Comer Mathematics Prize is an award given annually by the department to the highest ranked Junior mathematics major.

### The Natarajan Family Actuarial Award

Established by B. Roger Natarajan (PhD, 1979), his wife Jaya Natarajan, and his son Vivek Natarajan, all of whom are actuaries. The purpose of the prize is to encourage excellence in actuarial science, and is awarded annually to the top math major pursuing a career in actuarial science. Preference is given to students who have taken one or more actuarial exams, or who have had internships in actuarial science, but all students interested in actuarial science are eligible.

## Endowed Mathematics Scholarships

### Dr. Fred A. and Frances Pickens Lewis Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving full-time student, junior level or above, who is majoring in pure mathematics (not statistical or applied mathematics). Recipient must have interest in teaching pure mathematics, but must be enrolled and pursuing a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. No application is necessary. All students who meet the criteria will be considered. Amount is variable; scholarship is renewable if performance and academic progress merit retention. This scholarship is awarded as funds are available.

### Thomas W. Palmer Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving full-time student, junior level or above, who has shown a marked proficiency in mathematics and intends to pursue graduate studies in mathematics at The University of Alabama. No application is necessary. All students who meet the criteria will be considered. Amount is variable; scholarship is renewable if performance and academic progress merit retention. This scholarship is awarded as funds are available.

### Hugh Lawrence Quarles Endowed Mathematics Scholarship

Awarded to sophomore students who graduated from high schools in the state of Alabama, are majoring in mathematics, and possess a minimum grade average of B. No application is necessary; all students who meet the criteria will be considered. Scholarship amount is variable and this scholarship is renewable if performance and academic progress merit retention. Awarded as funds are available.

### Pearson Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving full-time student, junior level or above, who is majoring in mathematics. Recipient must have interest in teaching mathematics, but must be enrolled and pursuing a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. No application is necessary. All students who meet the criteria will be considered. Amount is variable; scholarship is renewable if performance and academic progress merit retention. This scholarship is awarded as funds are available.