You can sign up HERE to be notified, by email, when the 2019 application becomes available by the first week in February.

PROMYS is a program for pre-college students who will be at least 14 years old by the first day of the program and who will have finished 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade (or the international equivalent). Students from throughout the United States participate as well as many international students. 

Admissions decisions will be based on the following criteria: an applicant’s solutions to a set of challenging problems, teacher recommendation, high school transcript, and responses regarding interest in the program.

The application deadline is April 1, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact us at


2019 Mehta Fellowships to PROMYS for students in India

Students from India are invited to apply for a Mehta Fellowship if they would be unable to afford to attend PROMYS without financial assistance. Mehta Fellowships provide a full scholarship to PROMYS including round-trip airfare from India, tuition, room and board, visa fees, and books. Eight Mehta Fellowships to PROMYS were awarded in 2017 and twelve in 2018.

For information about the Mehta Fellowships, please visit the Mehta Fellowships page HERE.  Please contact if you have questions about the Mehta Fellowships.


2019 Yongren (永仁) Fellowships to PROMYS for students in China

Thanks to funding from a generous family foundation, PROMYS is delighted to offer the Yongren (永仁) Fellowships for selected pre-university students in China who could not otherwise afford to participate in PROMYS. The Yongren Fellowship provides a full scholarship to PROMYS (tuition, room and board) plus round-trip travel from China, visa application fees, and any required books.

Please see the Yongren Fellowships page for details on the Fellowships and the application process. Please contact if you have questions about the Yongren Fellowships. 



Pre-university students who are 16 or older and ordinarily resident in Europe are eligible to apply to PROMYS Europe at the University of Oxford in England. PROMYS Europe is a partnership between PROMYS and the Mathematical Institute and Wadham College at the University of Oxford, and the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI). 

Students may apply to either PROMYS or to PROMYS Europe but not both for the same summer. 

Please click HERE to visit the PROMYS Europe site.   


Policy of Nondiscrimination

PROMYS does not discriminate on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or national origin in the operation of its program or in its admissions, hiring, or financial aid decisions.