**Undergraduate Awards 2014/15:**

**Senior G.E. Prize for Honors Mathematics Majors** (A monetary gift from the General Electric Foundation, awarded to senior honors major in the Department of Mathematics who, in the opinion of the members of the faculty, excelled in mathematics in the senior year) **2014/15 winners: Jack Burkart, Jacob Haley, and Xiao (Luciena) Xiao**

**Senior GE Prize for Mathematics Majors** (A monetary gift from the General Electric Foundation, awarded to senior major in the Department of Mathematics who, in the opinion of the members of the faculty, excelled in mathematics in the senior year) **2014/15 winners: Erin Celeste, Eric Krakowiak, William McCormack (Patrick), William Raaf (Will), and Ningzhou Shen**

**Norman and Beatrice Haaser Mathematics Scholarships** (Scholarships, made possible by the generosity of the late Professor and Mrs. Haaser, awarded to worthy, needy students majoring in mathematics) **2014/15 winners: Seniors: Andrew Baglini, Jack Burkart, Jacob Haley, Eric Krakowiak, Ningzhou Shen, and Xiao Xiao. Juniors: TBA**

**Robert P. Balles University of Notre Dame Mathematics Scholar.** Robert P. Balles is a retired California Community College mathematics professor, retired businessman, and private investor. His mission is to recognize and reward the most outstanding mathematics majors entering their senior year at the University of Notre Dame. **2014/2015 winners: Honors: Jacob Haley, Math Major: Andrew Baglini**

**George Kolettis Award in Mathematics** (An award established by friends of the late Professor George Kolettis, for a graduating senior who excelled in mathematics and contributed notably to the esprit de corps of the mathematics student body. **2014/15 winner: Jack Burkart**

**J & C Sophomore Mathematics Award** Exemplary performance in Mathematics classes by a non-honors Math major sophomore Female or Minority student. (“Minority” means African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American). **2014/15 winner: Claire Kossler**

**Aumann Prize for First Year Students in Mathematics** (A prize given by Ms. Monika Caradonna in honor of her father, Professor Georg Aumann, awarded competitively to a first year honors mathematics student on the basis of recommendations made by the faculty.) **2014/15 winner: Paul Sweeney**

**R. Catesby Taliaferro Prize Competition** (A prize established by former students, colleagues and friends of Dr. Taliaferro. This is an essay oriented prize.) **2014/15 winners: TBA**

**John Thomas Montgomery Scholarship in Mathematics honoring Professor Richard R. Otter.** The purpose of the foundation of this scholarship is to establish a benefaction to assist needy and worthy students in attending the University. The selection of students for the scholarship is to be confined to those who have shown outstanding performance in high school or at the University, with special consideration being given to academic achievement, character, qualities of leadership, and financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Mathematics. This scholarship is made possible by the generosity of the late John Thomas Montgomery. **2014/2015 Recipients: Monica Gorman and Xiao Xiao**