We invite motivated undergraduate students with an interest in mathematical modelling and scientific computing to apply. A suitable applicant must have successfully completed courses in undergraduate calculus, differential equations, and numerical analysis, and should be able to demonstrate mathematical maturity as evidenced by performance in higher math courses, or by past research projects. Attendance will be restricted to at most 20 well-qualified participants.
Accepted students may, but are not required to, take the course component of the program for credit.
- A letter of intent from the applicant. This should describe why the applicant is motivated to attend this program (1 page maximum).
- A current transcript.
- One letter of recommendation from a faculty member at the home institution of the applicant.
All documents should be in English or French.
The final deadline for participation in the program (without credit for a non-SFU student or with credit for an SFU student) is February 28, 2017.
For non-SFU students wishing to take the course for credit the deadline to apply for the program is December 15, 2016.
How to apply
- The preferred way of sending letter of intent and transcript is by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you can send a paper version by regular mail to:
PIMS Scientific Computing Summer School
p/a Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6.
- List the name and email of your referee in your application and instruct the referee to send a reference letter to email@example.com by December 15, 2016 for the non-SFU credit applicants or February 28, 2017 for all other applicants.