The Tara and Jasubhai Mehta Fellowships to Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS) are for mathematically talented students in India who would be financially unable to attend PROMYS without a scholarship and travel assistance. 2019 will be the fifth year of the Mehta Fellowships and the 31st summer of PROMYS.
PROMYS is a six-week summer program at Boston University designed to encourage strongly motivated high school students to explore in depth the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists.
June 30- August 10.
- Each Mehta Fellowship covers all costs for tuition, housing, and meals for the six weeks of PROMYS at Boston University in the United States.
- The Fellowships also cover roundtrip travel from India, visa application fees, and a small stipend for recommended books.
- Indian citizen and/or Indian resident between 14 and 19 years of age (inclusive) at the start of PROMYS.
- Student at high school/secondary school in India in grades 9 – 12 (Standards IX-XII, +1, +2, or PUC) when applying. Sixth form college and home-schooled students are also eligible as are students who are on a gap year between high school and university. Students who are already attending university are not eligible;
- Financially unable to attend PROMYS without a scholarship and assistance with travel expenses;
- Talented in mathematics and interested in working hard to solve challenging mathematical problems;
- Proficient in English: Able to participate fully in mathematical discussions held entirely in English.
How to Apply?
- Click here to apply for PROMYS.
- Towards the end of the application, you will be asked to state that you are applying for a Mehta Fellowship. You will also be asked to upload your solutions to the application problems (Click here) and your school transcript.
- Additionally, Mehta Fellowship Teacher Recommendation Form and Mehta Fellowship Financial Form should also be submitted.