Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

Scholarship Provided by : Association for Women in Mathematics

Scholarship Amount

Various Amount

Application Deadline

January 31, 2017

Description

To increase awareness of women's ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial, and government careers. 

 

Requirements

The essays will be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. This contest is open to students in the following categories: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, and College Undergraduate. At least one winning submission will be chosen from each category. Winners will receive a prize, and their essays will be published online at the AWM web site. Additionally, a grand prize winner will have his or her submission published in the AWM Newsletter.

The Deadline for the AWM Essay Contest is January 31 each year. 

Overview
Ethnicity
Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian, American Indian, African American
Country
N/A
Grade
Junior, Sophomore, Freshmen, Senior

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