ILLINOIS MATHEMATICS ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES

THE IMACC MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIRED FACULTY NOMINATION FORM

I hereby nominate ___________________ for the IMACC Memorial fund Scholarship. My nomination is supported by the following comments: (Please continue on the additional sheet if necessary.)

























































Please check on of the following:

______ I am currently a member of IMACC.

______ I am NOT a member but the college of my employment is an institutional member.

Date: ______________

Your name printed. _________________________________

Position ________________________

College or University __________________________________

Signature __________________________

IMACC MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP FACULTY INFORMATION FORM

Philosophy: The IMACC scholarship is awarded annually to a student attending an Illinois two-year or four-year college meeting all of the eligibility criteria stated below and selected by the IMACC scholarship committee. The scholarship is awarded in memory of James Armstrong, a University of Illinois Professor until his death. Mr Armstrong was instrumental in establishing the Allerton Conferences and in fostering better relations between two-year and senior colleges.

The scholarship provides approximately $750 or more to the selected recipient to help defray the costs encountered at an institution of higher education. The money may be used for whatever propose the recipient deems necessary.

Eligibility Criteria: Students meeting all of the criteria may apply for the IMACC Scholarship. If, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, There is no bonafide candidate, the scholarship will not be awarded that year. The IMACC Board may elect at the spring meeting to carry over the funds to the next year The decision of the Committee is final.

The applicant must be a citizen of the United States. The individual must have a cumulative grade point average of B or Better; he/she must be pursuing an education at some institution of higher learning in the State of Illinois with a high demonstrated potential to complete the program and must have earned at least 40 semester hours at a community college

An applicant must be intending to complete a degree in mathematics education (preferred), or mathematics.

Each applicant must be nominated by a current member of IMACC or faculty from an institutional member who must submit a statement of his/her rationale for nominating the applicant. This written statement must be sent to the Chair of the Selection committee under separate cover from that of the student application. The written nomination must not exceed one double-spaced typewritten page. Four copies are required. It is emphasized that the person nominating a student shall not assist the student in the writing of his/her personal statement.

The applicant must submit a written application and transcript of courses and grades. Details concerning career objectives, work experiences, financial need, general philosophy of education, and other information that is felt to be helpful in assisting the Selection Committee should be included. The written application must not be longer than five double-spaced standard typewritten pages. Four copies are required. These copies must be sent under separate cover to the Chair of the Selection Committee.

The deadline for receiving applications is March 1 of the school year.

The scholarship will be awarded to selected applicants after receiving a written verifications from the college records office that the applicant has enrolled in an institution of higher education in the State of Illinois as a full-time student. Full-time student status shall be decided by the institution requirements. Failure to do this will result in the disqualification of the applicant and the next eligible applicant may be awarded the scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded to an individual student only once. The student may, however, have his/her name submitted a maximum of two times.

IMACC MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT INFORMATION FORM

The applicant must be a citizen of the United States.

The applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of B or Better. Only the first 2 years of college mathematics as approved by the ICCB will be considered in the application process. He/she must be pursuing an education at some institution of higher learning in the State of Illinois with a high demonstrated potential to complete the program and must have earned at least 40 semester hours at the Community College.

Please complete the following:

Name:________________________________________________________

Home Address: ________________________________________________

City, State, & Zip ______________________________________________

Home Phone: _________________________________________________

Semester hours of completed community college courses: ______________

Cumulative grade point average: __________________________________

Semester hours completed mathematics courses: _____________________

An applicant must be intending to complete a degree in mathematics education or mathematics.

Please complete the following:

Degree pursued: ______________________________________________

Illinois institution to which applicant intends to transfer enroll as a full-time student, and complete a degree: ____________________________________

The scholarship will be awarded to selected applicants after receiving a written verification from the college records office that the applicant has enrolled in an institute of higher education in the State of Illinois as a full-time student. Full-time status shall ve decided by the institution requirements. Failure to do this will result in the disqualification of the applicant, and the next eligible applicant may be awarded the scholarship.

Applicant must submit a written application not longer than five double-spaced standard typewritten pages. Details concerning the following must be addressed: a) career objectives, b) work experience, c) financial condition and need for scholarship, d) general philosophy of education, and e) other information felt to be helpful. Applicants must follow the above order and label each area addressed.

Applicant must submit to the chair of the Selection Committee, one copy of an official transcript of courses and grades to meet the March first deadline. The official transcript must show at least 40 hours completed at the Community College. Four copies of this information form and the written application are required and must be sent to the following address:

Daniel C. Alexander, IMACC Scholarship Chair, Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Avenue, champaign, Illinois 61821

The forms, application and a transcript must reach my office not later than March 1 of the school year. Allow five days for delivery. Grades for te courses your are taking this semester must ve on the official transcript if these courses are to be considered as part of the evaluation process.