Summer Programs Files & Links
- PROMYS - Boston Univesity (Grades 9-12)
PROMYS is a challenging program designed to encourage ambitious high school students to explore the creative world of mathematics. Each summer, approximately 60 high school students from around the country gather on the campus of Boston University for six weeks of rigorous mathematical activity. Through their intensive efforts to solve an assortment of unusually challenging problems in Number Theory, participants will practice the art of mathematical discovery. Students are advised by resident junior and assistant counselors who have just graduated high school, as well as college-aged counselors who are embarking on their own mathematical careers at some of our nation's finest universities (Brown, California Institute of Technology, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Rochester Institute of Technology, Stanford, SUNY Stony Brook, UC San Diego, University of Chicago, and Yale, among others). In addition, the returning students, who share dormitory rooms with the first-year students, are a constant source of helpful hints and suggestions. Senior mathematicians provide an additional resource for students by holding problem sessions for groups of 11-12 up to three times per week. Dates of the Program PROMYS 2011 will run from July 4 - August 13. Admission is on a "rolling" basis. We will continue to accept applications until May 30. We encourage you to send in your applications as soon as possible. Costs and Financial Aid The cost for 2011 will be $2,700 for instruction and room and board. Books may cost an additional $100. Need-based financial aid is available. PROMYS is dedicated to the principle that no student will be unable to attend because of financial need.