Northwestern University, Mathematics Department

Program ID: 68-CAUSEWAY [#901]
Program Title: Causeway Postbaccalaureate Program
Program Type: Graduate or early career program
Program Location: Evanston, Illinois 60208, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2020/07/13
Application Deadline: 2020/04/15help popup (posted 2019/12/09, updated 2019/12/06, listed until 2020/04/16)
Program Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this program has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Causeway Postbaccalaureate Program is a yearlong experience in mathematics that seeks to increase the number of graduate students in the mathematical sciences from historically underrepresented groups. Beginning in July 2020, Causeway participants will undertake a rigorous program of study in foundational coursework; work closely with Northwestern faculty on an appropriate research project; and receive career mentoring while serving as mentors for other groups themselves.

See for more information.

Applications require the following documents to be submitted online through


Copies of unofficial transcripts:

Copies of unofficial transcripts from each educational institution attended since high school.

Note: Only applicants recommended for admission who decide to enroll are required to submit official transcripts as part of the enrollment process.

Letters of recommendation:

Two letters of recommendation submitted online. These should come from academic supervisors (instructor for a course, research mentor, thesis advisor, etc.) who can speak to the applicant’s mathematical training and overall preparedness for post-graduate education. 

NoteRecommenders should submit their letters directly to Causeway through our online application platform.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Northwestern University
2033 Sheridan Road
Lunt Hall Room 201
Evanston, IL 60208

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