University of Michigan, Mathematics

Program ID: UMICH-GROW18 [#680]
Program Title: GROW 2018
Program Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, undergrad, conference, women, Michigan
Starting Date: 2018/10/26
Application Deadline: 2018/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/05/17, finished 2019/02/19)
Program Description:    

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

* this map is a best-effort approximation. Open in Google Maps directly.

Welcome! GROW-2018  is a conference aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who are curious about graduate school in math or what can be done with a graduate degree in math. 

October 26-28, 2018

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Conference activities include: 

Lectures on interesting mathematics by inspiring speakers
Banquet dinner with a world-renowned mathematician
Panel discussions about careers you can pursue with a higher degree in math
Networking opportunities
Advice on preparing applications for graduate school
Lots of discussion time to ask questions of current graduate students, faculty, and other professional mathematicians

The Conference website is here

Funds for travel and lodging are available for all participants.

Please contact Sarah Koch ( or Karen Smith ( with any questions. 

Here's how to apply. It is very simple, despite the complicated look of the mathprograms site.

FIRST:   Fill out bibliographic information ("standard cover sheet") on this website and submit your unofficial transcript. To do this, you click on "Apply" above.
NEXT:  Send us an email to and introduce yourself!  Please tell us in just a few sentences 1). Why you might be interested in the GROW conference and 2). About your previous experience (if any) with math conferences or math research.   
FINALLY:  Ask a faculty member at your institution to email with a paragraph recommending you for GROW 2018.

No need to submit anything else through this website! You only need to enter your data into the "standard cover sheet" and can ignore the information about uploading items to your "portfolio."

Welcome!  Karen and Sarah

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
2082 East Hall
530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043

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