PROMYS Math Circle

Quick Facts about PMC

PROMYS Math Circle (PMC) provides weekly extracurricular math circles to approximately 100 students in a number of Massachusetts high schools with the goal of expanding access to rigorous problem-solving opportunities. A virtual math circle accommodates students without a circle in their school. Throughout the year, special events bring PMC students together to engage in fun and collaborative mathematics. In 2020, PMC launched a free summer program which ran virtually for the past two years. For summer 2022, PROMYS is planning a 4-week, non-residential day program on the campus of Boston University.

Key Dates

PMC Summer Program 2022: July 5 – 29, Monday – Friday, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Applications: Reviewed starting May 1 until all spots are filled.

Cost

PROMYS Math Circle is free for all participants, including lunch or snacks and local public transportation.
[We are grateful to Jane Street for being a PROMYS Math Circle 2022 sponsor and are actively seeking additional sponsors and donors. In past years, the cost of PMC was generously funded by the Linde Family Foundation.]

Eligibility

PMC is open to students who:

  • Attend high school in Massachusetts
  • Are mathematically ambitious and excited about spending time on collaborative problem solving
  • Might not otherwise have access to extracurricular mathematical opportunities
  • Come from low-income backgrounds and/or are Black, Latino/a, female or from other groups underrepresented in STEM.