We invite motivated undergraduate students with an interest in discrete math, number theory, and related areas to apply. A suitable applicant must have successfully completed courses in calculus, linear algebra, and basic discrete math, 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 30 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.
For non-SFU students wishing to take the course for credit the deadline to apply for the program is December 2, 2013.
The final deadline for participation in the program (without credit for a non-SFU student or with credit for an SFU student) is March 31, 2014.
How to apply
- The preferred way of sending letter of intent and transcript is by email to: email@example.com.
Alternatively, you can send a paper version by regular mail to:
MZV summer school
PIMS-SFU site office, TASC 2
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by December 2, 2014 for the non-SFU credit applicants or March 31, 2014 for all other applicants.