GirlsGetMath@Stonehill invites 20-25 students to explore the mathematical sciences in an open and encouraging setting. Hands-on activities, interactive lectures, and daily computer labs are led by accomplished professional faculty who are enthusiastic about serving as scientific mentors and discussing a variety of careers that utilize a mathematical background. Potential topics include cryptography, data science, image processing, prime numbers and factoring, and mathematical modeling. 

Application Deadline

Applications received by the May 21nd deadline will receive priority review. Applications will remain open through the end of May, or until all positions are filled, whichever comes first.

Tuition & Scholarships

  • Tuition is $100 (includes snacks, lunch and T-shirt)
  • Full and partial scholarships available

Program goals

  • Show young adults that the study of mathematics can be exciting, beautiful and useful
  • Build students’ mathematical confidence through engaging and expert mathematical instruction
  • Provide an affirming environment that explores career opportunities in which sophisticated mathematical ability plays a key role
  • Emphasize the strategic role mathematics plays for success in STEM careers
  • Provide participants with a support group and expert mentors who are successful graduate students and professionals from the STEM workforce
  • Have a positive influence on the way girls view their mathematical interest and ability

Participant Requirements

  • Entering the 10th or 11th grade this fall
  • Math teacher letter of recommendation
  • One-page personal statement of interest

Special Thanks

The 2021 GirlsGetMath@Stonehill program is made possible through gifts from the JetBlue Foundation via ICERM’s train-the-trainer program.

Contact Information

Leyda M. Almodovar Velazquez

Leyda M. Almodovar Velazquez

Assistant Professor of Mathematics