PROMYS Mehta Fellowship 2019The 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.

About 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.

Duration:

June 30- August 10.

Fellowship Details:
  • 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.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • 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.
Deadline:

April 1.

Contact:

Email: promysus[at]bu.edu

For further details, click here.

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