Applications

Dates of PROMYS: June 28-August 8, 2015

Cost: $3,600 (includes tuition, room and board)

Financial Aid: Details here. Full and partial need-based financial aid available. There is an automatic tuition waiver for any student whose family income is below $60,000. 

Scholarships: Details here. Full and partial scholarships available. Full scholarships include the Breakout Fellowships, the AMS Epsilon Fund Scholarship, and the two Tara and Jasubhai Mehta Fellowships

PROMYS is a nationwide program for pre-college students who will be at least 15 years old by the move-in date of June 28, 2015. Students throughout the United States participate as well as many international students. Admissions decisions will be based on the following criteria: applicants' solutions to a set of challenging problems; teacher recommendations; high school transcripts; and short student essays explaining their interest in the program.

Student Application deadline: April 1, 2015

Required Application Components: 

1) Problem Set Solutions. The application problems can be downloaded HEREPlease upload your solutions HERE. (If you are handwriting your solutions, please use dark ink and wide margins so a scan of your work will be legible.)

2) School Transcript (or report card). This can be an unofficial copy provided to you by your school. Please upload your transcript HERE

3) Online Application HERE.

4) Online Teacher Recommendation Form HERE. Please ask one of your mathematics teachers to complete the form.  

5) Online Financial Aid Form. To be considered for financial aid, please have a parent or guardian complete the financial aid form HERE.  The form will request supporting financial documents. 

 
If you encounter persistent difficulties uploading your problem set solutions, transcript, or supporting financial documents, please email the materials to promysdocs@bu.edu. Please be sure to put your name, school and email address on all documents.

If you have questions about the PROMYS application process, please contact us at promys@bu.edu.

PROMYS Europe: Application deadline April 1

Students who are 16 or older and ordinarily resident in Europe are also eligible to apply separately to PROMYS Europe, the offshoot of PROMYS at Wadham College, Oxford University. PROMYS Europe is a partnership of PROMYS; the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University; the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI); and Wadham College, Oxford University. Please click HERE to visit the PROMYS Europe site.

The PROMYS Europe application is available HERE on the PROMYS Europe site.

Tara and Jasubhai Mehta Fellowships: Application deadline April 1 

Low-income students from India are invited to apply for a Tara and Jasubhai Mehta Fellowship: a full scholarship to PROMYS including round-trip airfare, tuition, room and board, and books.  Please visit the Tara and Jasubhai Mehta page for details and for the Mehta Fellowship application.

 

Policy of Nondiscrimination

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