Honors Summer Math Camp
Support the Honors Summer Math Camp
The HSMC tuition fee is $4,000 for students who can afford it, but this amount only covers 90% of the true per-student cost of conducting the program, which includes room and board, faculty and staff salaries, and program management. We rely on the generous support of alumni, parents, and other thoughtful donors to provide mathematical opportunities to all interested students.
Students who have gone through the HSMC's first-year program and are returning have the opportunity to conduct original math research projects in a team that can be submitted to various contests through the guidance of college faculty mentors. The Honors Summer Math Camp has a strong record of producing award-winning research projects. In 2009, a team from the HSMC won first place at the national level of the Siemens Competition, sharing a $100,000 college scholarship. We have had the honor of working with the Siemens competition every year since 2001. Through the years we have had 73 semifinalists teams, 25 regional finalists teams, and 5 national finalist teams. A full listing of HSMC research papers and results in the Siemens Competition is given here.
Unfortunately, Siemens is no longer holding their competitions beginning this year, 2018. However we will continue to have enriching original research projects that will be available for potential publication and sent to other competitions. The research is mentor driven and can provide opportunities to present at competitions (e.g. Intel) and opportunities for submissions to research journals.
At Mathworks we value the skills and deeper learning created through these research projects. The Honors Summer Math program offers second and third year students to experience and perform tasks that PHD students are required to achieve.