How to Apply
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New Student

Prerequisites:

Not sure if you are ready to apply? As a reference, you can download a sample admission test and solutions.


Step 1: Create a Student Account

All applicants will need to create an AwesomeMath student account before applying to the Summer Program. Once activated, you will receive a 9-digit unique identification number (UIN) which you will use throughout the application process.

Step 2: Complete the Online Application

After creating and activating your student account, you will log in to your student dashboard and complete the online application.

Step 3: Submit a Parent’s Statement

The Parent’s Statement is mandatory for new students under 14 years old (when applying) who plan to attend one of our residential camps. This step is otherwise optional. Instructions for completing the Parent’s Statement will be provided on your student dashboard.

Step 4: Submit Two Recommendation Letters

We ask for one recommendation letter to come from a math teacher / math mentor. The other letter is a personal recommendation.

Step 5: Take the Admissions Test

Download the current admissions test based on the application period and submit your solutions.

Your application is not complete until the above items are submitted and received by our office. You can track the status of your application on your student dashboard. You will also get a confirmation email from us when your application is complete and under review.

Application Deadlines:

All steps to the application process must be completed no later than the respective application period deadline.

Returning Student / USA(J)MO Qualifier

Step 1: Create a Student Account

Returning or USA(J)MO qualifier applicants will need to create and activate an AwesomeMath student account before applying to the Summer Program. Once activated, you will receive a 9-digit unique identification number (UIN) which you will use throughout the application process.

Step 2: Complete the Online Application

After creating and activating your student account, you will log in to your student dashboard and complete the online application.

Step 3: Submit a Parent’s Statement

The Parent’s Statement is mandatory for students under 14 years old (when applying) who plan to attend one of our residential camps. This step is otherwise optional. Instructions for completing the Parent’s Statement will be provided on your student dashboard.

Your application is not complete until the above items are submitted and received by our office. You can track the status of your application on your student dashboard. You will also get a confirmation email from us when your application is complete and under review.

Application Deadlines:

All steps to the application process must be completed no later than the respective application period deadline.

Research Program Applicant

Prerequisites:

  • Strong record of mathematical achievements or approval from the Director
  • Must be at least 15 years old or a rising sophomore in high school
  • Mathematical maturity (and maturity in general)
  • Good work ethic and ability to work effectively on a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Specific knowledge is required for the project; please see the project curriculum description to determine if you have the necessary background
  • Has a good standing in Competition Mathematics (e.g. qualified for the USAMO or equivalent) or already taken a majority of Level 3 AMSP classes (3 or more) or approved by the Director

Project: Perfect Powers and Associated Arithmetic Sequences

  • UT Dallas only
  • Requires a very good understanding of Number Theory (having taken NT 2 level at theAwesomeMath Summer Program). Familiarity with Groups and Rings is desirable
  • Please refer to the project curriculum page for a more detailed description to determine if you have the necessary background

Project: Perfect Numbers and Diophantine Equations

  • University of Puget Sound only
  • Requires a solid understanding of Number Theory (having taken levels NT2 and some NT3 at the AwesomeMath Summer Program)
  • Please refer to the project curriculum page for a more detailed description to determine if you have the necessary background

Step 1: Create a Student Account

All applicants will need to create an AwesomeMath student account before applying to the Summer Program. Once activated, you will receive a 9-digit unique identification number (UIN) which you will use throughout the application process.

Step 2: Complete the Online Application

After creating and activating your student account, you will log in to your student dashboard and complete the online application (be sure to indicate when asked that you are applying for Research Program).

Step 3: Submit an Academic Resume

Your resume should include any past experience in a research program, math competition results, any other experience that is relevant to your ability to work on a team and your contribution to the team, the extent of your knowledge in regards to the topic you choose and how it was acquired (if applicable), any other activity that is relevant, if you participated in our programs in the past list all classes you attended. Email your academic resume to admissions@awesomemath.org on or before the application deadline. IMPORTANT: Please make sure to include your 9-digit student UIN in the email.

Step 4: Submit a Statement of Intention

The statement of intention should support why you should be selected (300-400 words). Tell us why are you interested in this topic? Was there a mentor or experience that sparked your interest in this research topic? Email your statement of intention to admissions@awesomemath.org on or before the application deadline. IMPORTANT: Please make sure to include your 9-digit student UIN in the email.

Step 5: Finalist Interview

The finalists will be selected for an interview with the Director or Project Supervisor. Finalists will be contacted via email to set up an interview. All interviews will be conducted on or before April 1, 2018.

Your application is not complete until steps 1 – 4 are submitted and received by our office. You can track the status of your application on your student dashboard.

Application Deadlines:

All steps to the application process must be completed no later than the respective application period deadline.