Student Application for PROMYS 2018

Sign up HERE to be notified by email when the 2018 application becomes available in January. 

The deadline for receipt of application materials is March 31. 

PROMYS is a program for pre-college students who will be at least 15 years old by the first day of the program (unfortunately, there is no flexibility on this age requirement). Students from throughout the United States participate as well as many international students.

Admissions decisions will be based on the following criteria: an applicant’s solutions to a set of challenging problems, teacher recommendation, high school transcript, and responses regarding interest in the program.

If you have any questions, please contact us at


Mehta Fellowships for students in India

Students from India are invited to apply for a Tara and Jasubhai Mehta Fellowship if they would be unable to afford to attend PROMYS without financial assistance. Mehta Fellowships provide a full scholarship to PROMYS including round-trip airfare from India, tuition, room and board, visa fees, and books.  

Please click HERE to learn more about the Mehta Fellowships to PROMYS. 

Yongren (永仁) Fellowship for a student in China

Established by a generous family foundation, the Yongren (永仁) Fellowship to PROMYS is available to a talented student in China who could not otherwise afford to participate in PROMYS. The Fellowship provides a full scholarship to PROMYS plus round-trip travel from China.



Students who are 16 or older and ordinarily resident in Europe are eligible to apply to PROMYS Europe at the University of Oxford in England. PROMYS Europe is a partnership between PROMYS and the Mathematical Institute and Wadham College at the University of Oxford, and the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI).  

Students who are eligible for PROMYS Europe may apply either to PROMYS Europe or to PROMYS at Boston University. They may not apply to both.

Please click HERE to visit the PROMYS Europe site.   


Policy of Nondiscrimination

PROMYS does not discriminate on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or national origin in the operation of its program or in its admissions, hiring, or financial aid decisions. 


Please click HERE to download the PROMYS 2018 flyer