Books About Mathematics
Assistantships and Graduate Fellowships in the
American Mathematical Society (AMS), Providence, Rhode Island, 1993.
$15. Updated annually. This book covers graduate student
fellowships in the mathematical sciences at US
institutions. See also the monthly column "Funding
Information for the Mathematical Sciences" in
Notices of the American Mathematical Society, and
the column "Stipends for Study and Travel" in the
October issue. The latter concentrates on
post-doctoral support and is included as an
appendix. To order a copy, write to American Mathematical
Society, PO Box 6248, Providence, RI 02940-6248.
- Gail L. Grand,
Student Science Opportunities,
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1994.
ISBN 0-471-31088-3 ($14.95). 292 pages. This book
is mostly a compilation of summer science programs,
but it also lists 35 science contests and
scholarships. To order a copy, write to John Wiley &
Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012.
- Mark Kantrowitz and Joann P. DiGennaro,
Prentice Hall Guide to Scholarships and Fellowships
for Math and Science Students,
Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1993.
ISBN 0-13045-345-5 paper ($19.95). ISBN
0-13045-337-4 hardcover ($29.95). 325 pages.
Focuses on resources for math, science, and
engineering students, but also includes programs
that do not restrict the student's field of study.
fellowships, contests, competitions, internships,
summer employment, study abroad. Includes many programs
for female and minority students.
Provides excellent advice on finding sources of financial
aid, applying to undergraduate and graduate school, and
surviving and thriving in graduate school.
- Gail Ann Schlacter and R. David Weber,
Money for Graduate Students in the Sciences, 1996-1998,
Reference Service Press, San Carlos, California, 1996.
ISBN 0-918276-32-2 hardcover ($45.00 plus $4.50
p&h). 420 pages. To order
a copy, call 1-415-594-0743, fax
1-415-594-0411, or write to Reference Service Press,
1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, San Carlos, CA