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. 

GirlsGetMath@Stonehill is scheduled for July 12-16, 2021.

Application Deadline

Applications will remain open through June 4, 2021.

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