University of Chicago, Math/PSD

Program ID: 63-GROW [#966]
Program Title: GROW 2020
Program Type: Undergraduate program
Program Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/04/06, updated 2020/04/02, listed until 2020/10/02)
Program Description:    

Graduate Research Opportunities for Women (GROW) 2020 is a conference for female-identified students interested in graduate school in the mathematical sciences.

When and where is GROW 2020?

GROW 2020 Conference:  October 23-25, 2020

Participants arrive Friday evening and depart Sunday afternoon. Formal activities begin Saturday morning.

What does GROW 2020 cost?

We will reimburse travel expenses and accommodation for all participants who need it; meals will be provided.

Activities include:
  • Research Lectures
  • Banquet Dinner with a Keynote Speaker
  • Panel Discussions on mathematical sciences: Getting into Graduate School; Careers in Academia; Research in the Mathematical Sciences
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Help with preparing applications for graduate school, REU’s, and Semester Long Programs
  • Opportunities for mentoring by graduate students and faculty
  • Meet previous GROW participants and hear about their experiences
Who can apply?
  • Are you currently an undergraduate woman (cis-gendered, transgendered, or female-identified) or nonbinary individual?
  • Will you be an undergraduate in academic year 2020-2021?
  • Are you thinking about graduate school in the mathematical sciences?
  • Do you want to know more about graduate school in the mathematical sciences?
  • Do you want advice on preparing yourself for graduate school?
  • Do you want to know more about careers in the mathematical sciences in academia?
To apply, complete the application and submit the following:
  • One (1) letter of recommendation
  • A copy of an unofficial undergraduate transcript
Review of applications begins on June 15, 2020 and acceptances will be made on a rolling basis. Any application completed by September 1, 2020 will receive full consideration.

GROW 2020 is sponsored by the University of Chicago Department of Mathematics and the National Science Foundation.

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
University of Chicago
5734 S. University Avenue

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