Bernard Sippin ’52 Scholarship

This is an endowed fund for undergraduates which will provide scholarships of $2,000-7,000 each year for up to three undergraduate students.

Applications are accepted and recipients decided every Spring semester. The recipients of this award will hold the scholarship beginning in the Fall semester of the following Academic Year.

Information about Bernard Sippin, the generous donor for this scholarship, can be found here.

Selection Criteria:

  • Academically outstanding undergraduate enrolled full-time in the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS).
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Mathematics major or intending to declare a Mathematics major.
  • U.S. Citizen or a legal resident (i.e., a Green Card holder).
  • Preference is to be given to persons who are in the ROTC program or have served in the military.

Departmental Eligibility Criteria:

  • A student is eligible to hold the scholarship in either or both of their last two academic years at UConn.
  • Applicants must have completed at least four math courses at the 2000+ level before the semester in which they would hold the scholarship.
  • Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.4 and a minimum GPA of 3.6 in math courses at the 2000+ level.


Please fill in the Application Form and include a short personal statement with your application stating why the scholarship is important to you and what you plan to do with your math degree. The 2025-2026 application period will open from May 13th – May 23rd. The application material must be received via e-mail to Rachel D’Antonio by 4:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 23, 2025.

Previous Winners:

Year Recipients
2024 Ashley Lynch, Isabelle Perez, Aidan Wright
2023 Logan Borghi, Lauren Chance, Jesse Lisi, Leon Nguyen
2022 Logan Borghi, Taylor Czmyr, Jesse Lisi
2021 Chloé Becquey, Dennis Carambot, Jack Hanke
2020 Lisa Grieco, Elizabeth Canavan
2019 Elizabeth Canavan
2018 Tristan Knight, Edward Leardi
2017 Tristan Knight, Connor Occhialini
2016 Vincent Flynn, Tami Stawicki
2015 Casey Davis, Edward Novikov
2014 Ryan Gallagher, Amanda Groccia
2013 Brian Mulhall, Elizabeth Tripp
2012 Jonathan Bruneau, Anthony Quarella
2011 William Lindsay, Jr., Aaron Nelson, William Snider II
2010 Antoni Brzoska, Michael Ignatowich