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Gifts and Contributions List for
University of Tennessee
Mathematics Department

Thank you for considering the Mathematics Department for a contribution or gift. Support from alumni and friends of the department, provide funds not available from other sources. Below is a list of just a few ways that these funds are used:

* Scholarships for students interested in teaching
* Scholarships for math majors
*Travel support for high school students participating in the Tennesee Math Contest
*Scholarships for teachers wanting to return to school and enhance their education
*Awards for best Graduate Teaching Assistant/Associate teachers
*Awards for best Freshman performance in the Allen Medal Competition
*And so many more!

In many cases, your contributions provide opportunities that otherwise would be unavailable. We thank you for your contribution and if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call 865-974-2463 or e-mail us at

Your checks may be mailed directly to:

Director of Development
Office of Development
312 Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

Please remember to designate which fund(s) you wish to support. Undesignated funds will be placed in the Mathematics Enrichment Fund. Please make your check or money order payable to the University of Tennesssee.

You may also contribute on-line with your credit card. Simply click here and follow the instructions.

Contribution List

Allen Medal Endowment Fund
awarded to 2 freshman receiving the highest scores on a competitive examination
Dryzer Fellowship Fund
graduate fellowships or teaching assistant supplements
Edgar and Dorothea Eaves Mathematics Endowment Fund
cash awards for outstanding graduate teaching assistants and competitive summer scholarships for high school teachers
Cooper D. Schmidt Scholarship
scholarships for outstanding mathematics majors
W. Harold (Harry) Row, Jr. Scholarship
awarded to teachers of elementary, secondary, or higher education who wish to return to school for additional work in mathematics
James Cooley Scholarship
awarded to outstanding students at the end of their junior year who have an interest in teaching
Lucille and Herbert Lee Scholarships
scholarships for outstanding mathematics majors
John H. Barrett Memorial Fund
supports the annual Barrett Memorial Lecture series and the annual senior prize
Mathematics Enrichment Fund
provides fund for scholarships for outstanding students and special projects to enhance the programs of the department
Mathematics Enrichment Endowment Fund
the interest on this endowment provides funds for the Mathematics Enrichment Fund
Mathematics Enrichment Scholarship Fund
provides scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students
Polly Anna Harris Math Scholarship Fund
provides scholarships for upper level undergraduate or graduate students majoring in mathematics
Polly Anna Harris Endowment Fund
Interest earned by this fund shall be added to the endowment until the principal reaches $15,000. Then the income will go to the Polly Anna Harris Math Scholarship Fund
Pi Mu Epsilon
supports undergraduate scholarships
Robert T.Gregory Memorial Fund
provides fund for the Robert T. Gregory Lectures
Randall E. Cline Scholarship Fund
supports awards to undergraduate students in mathematics (Contributions of $50 or more will be split between the endowment and the Randall E. Cline Quasi-endowment.)
Randall E. Cline Memorial Quasi-endowment
supports awards to undergraduate students in mathematics (Contributuions of $50 or more will be split between the endowment and the Randall E. Cline Scholarship Fund.)
Simms Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Simms Foundation Scholarships were created by a generous gift from Carol Sue Simms in 2014. The Simms Foundation Scholarship is a 4-year merit scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman with an excellent high school record who will major in math and has an interest in teaching.
Tennessee Math Contest Account
supports lodging for students who travel more than 150 miles in the state of Tennessee to attend the annual contest as well as providing a lunch for all who register and other expenses such as duplication and postage
Dr. Glenn R. and Elise I. Young Scholarship
established in 2010 to support Physics or Math majors who demonstrate successful academic performance. Preference given to Juniors
Yueh-er, Hong-hsu and Clarence Cheng Kuo Fellowships Endowment Fund
fellowship will recognize an outstanding master's student specializing in mathematics

last updated: November 2016

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