The EDGE Foundation

113 915Program ID: EDGE-EDGE2020 [#915]
Program Title: EDGE 2020 Summer Session
Program Type: Other
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 91711, United States [map] sort by distance
Starting Date: 2020/06/01
Application Deadline: 2020/03/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/01/09, finished 2021/02/03, listed until 2020/04/24)
Program Description:    

*** this program has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The 2020 EDGE Summer Session will be held June 1-26, 2020 at Brown University in Providence, RI (pending funding). Summer participants receive a stipend plus travel, room and board. 

Eligibility Applicants to the program should be women who: 1) are applying to PhD programs in the mathematical sciences, or 2) just completed their first year in a PhD program in the mathematical sciences. Women from underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Final acceptance to the program is contingent upon enrollment in a PhD program in Fall 2020. 

Unfortunately, at this time, we are only able to fund citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. or U.S. territories. 

 To apply, please fill out the cover sheet, and submit the following:
  • A short (two to three paragraphs) personal statement, describing your academic goals, and the expected value of the EDGE program in achieving those goals.
  • A current CV or resume.
  • An undergraduate transcript and, if applicable, a transcript of your graduate work.
  • 2 letters of reference from people who can speak to your ability to succeed in graduate school.  Please email your letter-writers the following sentences:
You have been asked to provide a brief letter of reference for an applicant to The EDGE Program. The mission of this program is to strengthen the ability of women to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. We would appreciate your candid opinion of this student, including in what capacity you have worked with the student, her potential for success in a graduate program in the mathematical sciences, how our program might benefit her, and how she will benefit our program.  For more information about the program, please see

Application Deadline: March 13, 2020.

If you are not applying to a PhD program in the fall, or have been in a PhD program for more than one year, then you are not eligible for EDGE 2020.  Please email us if you have questions.

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:
1515 Bates Place
Claremont, CA 91711