### Robert A. Fratangelo Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1994 in memory of Robert Fratangelo, a founding member of the MCC Mathematics Department, to recognize and honor mathematics students who plan to continue studying mathematics and will pursue a career in mathematics or a mathematics-related field.

Professor Robert A. Fratangelo was a founding member of the Monroe Community College Mathematics Department; he was a dedicated teacher, humanitarian, counselor, mentor, friend, and confidante. In 1989, Monroe Community College recognized Professor Fratangelo for these qualities by making him the recipient of the Wesley T. Hanson Award for teaching excellence. He co-authored several college mathematics textbooks and inspired many students to become mathematics teachers.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and honor a mathematics student at Monroe Community College who plans to continue studying mathematics and will pursue a career in mathematics or a mathematics-related field.

**ELIGIBILITY**

Any student currently enrolled at Monroe Community College meeting the following requirements:

1. Must have successfully completed at least **24** credit hours by the end of the spring semester.

2. Must have successfully completed at least **4** credit hours of mathematics at a level of **Calculus I** or higher, and must be currently enrolled in a mathematics course at Monroe Community College

*or* must have completed at least **8** credit hours of mathematics at a level of **Calculus I** or higher.

3. Must have a cumulative GPA of **2.7** or higher.

4. Must have a mathematics GPA of **3.0** or higher.

5. Must be planning on an academic major in mathematics, mathematics education or a mathematics related field.

- Award
- up to $2,000

- Scopes
- Mathematics

- Deadline
- 03/18/2019

- Supplemental Questions
- Are you planning on an academic major in mathematics, mathematics education or a mathematics related field?
- Are you currently enrolled in a mathematics course at MCC?
- Have you successfully completed at least 4 credit hours of Calculus I or higher?
*If you respond "No" you are not eligible for this scholarship opportunity.* - Have you successfully completed at least 8 credit hours of Calculus I or higher?
- Completed Mathematics Courses
- Current Mathematics Courses
- Area of specialization / program of study:
- GPA in the area of specialization:
- Number of credit hours completed in the area of specialization:
- Robert Fratangelo Scholarship Letters of Recommendation (Please request two MCC faculty member recommendations - at least one of these faculty members needs to be a mathematics professor. Let the instructors know you have made this request.)
- Reference 1
- Reference 2

- Please submit a typed essay telling us why you think you are a worthy candidate for this award. Include in your typed essay an explanation of your career goals in mathematics education or a mathematics related field. Share experiences that inspired your enthusiasm for mathematics. Provide any additional information that you feel supports your qualifications.
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