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Dave Fitzpatrick Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship

Dave Fitzpatrick Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship is established in honor of Dave Fitzpatrick, a graduate of Portland State University, earning a Masters in Mathematics. Dave Fitzpatrick was a member of the Society of Actuaries and earned his FSA and MAAA. He was the Vice-President and Group Actuary for The Standard, a Portland, Oregon insurance company. He was actively involved in the community and made a positive impact on others.

Two (2) scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Eligibility: All declared mathematics majors in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, who are in their junior year and have the cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students intending to enter the field of actuarial science.

To apply, please use the PSU scholarship application.

Applicants will need to submit a two page essay in the online application on their interest in entering a field that will allow them to apply their degree and the approach they will take to make a positive difference in the lives of others when they are established in their fields.

For questions, please contact Dr. Beatriz Lafferriere,