The SRJC Mathematics Department offers seven scholarships to continuing and transfer students. The recipients for the awards described below are chosen by the Mathematics Department and are presented at the Mathematics Department Scholarship Luncheon.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, there will be no Scholarship Luncheon for the 2020/2021 school year.
You can apply for the following scholarships on the SRJC Foundation Scholarship page:
For more information on how to apply for scholarships, visit the SRJC Foundation Scholarship Page:
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Milt Hoehn Mathematics Scholarship
Milt Hoehn, who retired from the SRJC Mathematics Department in 1984, was the second full-time mathematics instructor at SRJC. In honor of Milt and to continue his legacy, this award recognizes students with exceptional scholarship and creativity in mathematics.
Patrick Boyle Memorial Scholarship
Pat Boyle was an early member of the SRJC Mathematics Department who was known for being active professionally and encouraging collegiality and dialogue – especially in terms of innovation and change that the impact of technology has on mathematics curriculum and pedagogy. This award honors a student who is interested in mathematics in the classroom and beyond – showing an interest in problem-solving activities, extracurricular math activities (eg. AMATYC competition, attending and/or presenting clubs/colloquia), or incorporating technology in learning or applying mathematics.
Robert Coombs Memorial Mathematics Scholarship
Bob Coombs, who retired from the SRJC Mathematics Department in 1988, was the third full-time mathematics instructor at SRJC. In honor of Bob, this award is given to an outstanding student who is transferring to a four-year college and who plans to become a teacher of mathematics.
Joseph Smyth Memorial Reentry Scholarship
Joe Smyth is a former member of the SRJC Mathematics Department who had a special interest in the student who had returned to school after a number of years, who was struggling with family and financial responsibilities, and yet was motivated enough to pursue a goal which required education. This award honors Joe by providing financial encouragement to a continuing student who is making progress towards an academic goal in spite of difficult circumstances.
Robert F. Agrella Scholarship
Robert Agrella, former Superintendent/President of SRJC, is also a former mathematics instructor. To honor his years of service to the college, this award recognizes an outstanding mathematics student who is transferring to a four-year institution.
Joseph E. Kinberg Memorial Scholarship
Joseph Kinberg was a professional in the aerospace industry with a degree in business administration who valued education and respected those who sought it. This award, established by his family, honors his memory by providing assistance to a continuing exceptional student having financial need and majoring in mathematics.
Nancy and Warren Ruud STEM Scholarship Fund
Warren Ruud retired from the SRJC Mathematics Department in 2015 after 40 years of teaching. He has made valuable contributions to the college over the years and continues to teach as an adjunct instructor. This scholarship, established by Warren and his wife Nancy, will be awarded to a transferring STEM major who is eligible for the California Dream Act.
Don't forget about STEM Scholarships!
Click on the following link to get information on SRJC's STEM scholarships.