This scholarship was established by Glenda Nail and friends, family and colleagues in honor and memory of Dr. Billy “Buddy” R. Nail.
The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in Mathematics. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, but preference will be given to students in the Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Mathematics. Candidates must be enrolled in or admitted to Clayton State University in the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences, must be taking at least two classes, and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or meet the criteria for admission to a graduate program in Mathematics.
The Billy R. Nail Mathematics Award is given each spring to a student currently enrolled at Clayton State University.
The recipient must demonstrate exemplary performance in their lower-division undergraduate mathematics courses taken at Clayton State University.
To be eligible for the award, a student must have taken at least three of the five bulleted courses listed below.
The student must have finished meeting the requirements during the calendar year preceding the semester in which the award is given. For example, the 2011 award will be given to a student who completes by taking their third of the eligible courses in 2010.
Preference may be given to students who have taken and completed more than the minimum requirements for the award. Faculty in the Mathematics will nominate and select the recipient based on grades earned in these courses.
The Catherine Cowan Aust Award for Best All Round Undergraduate Performance in a CIMS Major is awarded to a CIMS major with a minimum GPA in all CIMS discipline courses of 3.5, an overall minimum GPA of 3.0, and scheduled graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from CIMS within the calendar year.
For an outstanding student in Mathematics Education: Middle Grades Education with Mathematics Concentration or Secondary Education (Mathematics).
Applicants must be admitted to the appropriate program and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in all Mathematics courses numbered 1111 and above. At least one 3000 level Math course must have been completed at CSU.
Annita Hunt Award Application .docx .pdf