The Edwin J. Keene Scholarship in Mathematics
Established in 1999 by Dr. Carol A. Keene '61 in honor of her father Edwin J. Keene, this scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Saint Xavier University Department of Mathematics.
Criteria have been determined by the donor and the department chair as follows:
- Awarded to a student with a declared major in Mathematics.
- Consistent attendance at all mathematics classes.
- Minimum GPA 3.0 per semester in all mathematics classes. Minimum GPA 3.0 per semester in all other University classes.
- Must maintain and complete a full-time academic load - minimum of 12 credit hours per semester in addition to the GPA's listed above.
The Keene Scholarship will be awarded to an entering freshman. It will be granted based upon a review by a committee of Mathematics faculty members, a letter of application stating the student's interests in and goals for mathematics and recommendations by two high school teachers. The recipient shall have an ACT score of 27 or comparable SAT score, 4 years of high school math with a GPA in math classes consistent with their ACT score (GPA of 3.5 in a 4.0 system) and an overall high school GPA of 3.0 in a 4.0 system.
The recipient will be eligible to renew the scholarship during his/her college career by maintaining a GPA of 3.0 in a 4.0 system both in mathematics and other University classes. If the recipient changes his/her major from mathematics he/she shall forfeit the scholarship.