TMTA offers two scholarships each year:

  • The Dr. Henry Frandsen Scholarship for Teachers is awarded to a promising undergraduate committed to teaching mathematics at either the secondary or elementary level.
  • The TMTA Teacher/Scholar Award is awarded to a TMTA member currently teaching in Tennessee and pursuing either a Masters, Ed.S., or doctoral degree to improve his or her mathematics teaching.

Dr. Henry Frandsen Scholarship for Teachers

Criteria:

  • applicants must be committed to teaching mathematics in Tennessee at either the secondary or elementary level.
  • applicants must have declared an appropriate major at their institution

A completed application must include the following:

  • scholarship application form (PDF file)
  • a brief statement of educational and career plans as they relate to teaching mathematics
  • current official transcript
  • two sealed letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be submitted by a faculty member of the mathematics department, and BOTH of which must address the applicant's commitment to teaching

Application Deadline:

Deadline for Application is normally JUNE 1 each year

Award Information:

1. $1000 scholarship

2. FREE TMTA Membership in Year 1

3. FREE TMTA CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE FOR the following year (includes banquet, conference, and membership)

Past Winners:

  • 2000: Lisa Donegon (Austin Peay State University)
  • 2001: John Robert Perrin
  • 2002: Roger Taylor (Austin Peay State University)
  • 2003: Roger Taylor (Austin Peay State University)
  • 2004: Brandon Banes (Lipscomb University)
  • 2005: No Award Given
  • 2006: Kelly Barbra (Tennessee Wesleyan College)
  • 2007: Chantelle Therrien (UT-Knoxville)
  • 2008: Nicole Gary (UT-Martin)
  • 2011: Amber Atkins (MTSU) and Emily McDonald (Tenn. Tech)
  • 2012: Melinda Pierce (UT Knoxville) and
    Brandy Smith (Austin Peay State University)
  • 2013: Taylor Satterfield (***)
  • 2014: Leanna Ruth Murdoch (***)
  • 2015: Elizabeth Barlow (UT Knoxville) 
  • 2016: No Award Given
  • 2017: No Award Given
  • 2018: Now taking applications   


TMTA Teacher / Scholar Scholarship

Criteria:

  • applicants must be a TMTA member currently teaching in Tennessee and pursuing either a Masters, Ed.S., or doctoral degree to improve their mathematics teaching

A completed application must include the following:

Application Deadline:

Deadline for Application is normally JUNE 1 each year

AWARD INFORMATION:

1. $1000 scholarship

2. FREE TMTA Membership in Year 1


Past Winners:

  • 2011: Sarah Hacker (Huntsville Middle School, Scott County)
  • 2012: No Award Given
  • 2013: No Award Given
  • 2014: Kathryn Taylor
  • 2015: No Award Given
  • 2016: No Award Given
  • 2017: No Award Given
  • 2018: Now taking applications




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