For Counselors

Quick Facts for Counselors

Counselor and student

Each summer, we hire approximately 25 college undergraduates to mentor students in the PROMYS high school program. Counselors are drawn from the top mathematics majors across the U.S. and around the world from a wide range of colleges and universities. They spend an intensive six weeks living on the campus of Boston University, where we rely on them to create a supportive atmosphere in a vibrant and diverse mathematical community.

Key Dates

PROMYS 2023: July 2 - August 12, 2023. Counselors are expected to start work on June 30.
Counselor Application Deadline: March 15, 2023
Counselor Acceptance Decisions: Starting February 2023 on a rolling basis.

Stipend

In 2023, counselors will receive free room and board plus a six-week stipend of $5,000.

Application Process

Four components of the application must be submitted by the deadline:

  1. application form which includes short responses
  2. two letters of recommendation
  3. college transcript
  4. a curriculum vitae (CV)

PROMYS is particularly interested in increasing diversity in mathematics and in science and technology opportunities more broadly. PROMYS strongly encourages undergraduates to apply who are female, Black, Latino/a or from other groups underrepresented in STEM.