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Scholarship Deadline: January 31, 2018
Scholarship Value: $2,900
Number of Scholarships - 1


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.

Who is Eligible

This essay contest is open to students in the following categories:

A) Grades 6-8

B) Grades 9-12

C) Undergraduate

At least one winning submission will be chosen from each category.

What is the subject of the essay?

Your essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of your interview.

How long should the essay be?

The essay should be approximately 500 to 1000 words in length.