Blaga S. Pauley Memorial Scholarship
Blaga Pauley was born in communist Bulgaria and immigrated to the United States where she earned her B.S. and M.A. in mathematics. She was an effective and popular RCC professor who understood the connection between math, music, and everyday life. The Blaga S. Pauley Memorial Scholarship was established by her colleagues at her passing to be awarded to continuing or transferring Riverside City College students who have completed three or more math courses at RCC, have a math GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have completed an essay about their math education.
Basic requirements and reviewer notes:
Major: No specific major required
Cumulative GPA required: 3.0
Financial need required: No
Student activities, volunteer work required: None required
Other special requirements: Applicant must have finished three or more math courses at RCC with a math GPA of at least 3.0. Additional essay required with an explanation of which math classes the applicant has successfully finished, which math classes the applicant plans to take and how the applicant will pursue math within their educational goal.