Mathworks Receives Grant from Silicon labs Corporate Giving
Mathworks is proud to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Austin Community Foundation. The funds will be used to support the “Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC) Silicon Labs Research Initiative.” This is the 7th time that Silicon Labs has awarded a grant to support the Mathworks HSMC.
The HSMC is a 6-week multi-year residential program for talented high school students. This year’s camp is from June 17 to July 28 on the campus of Texas State University. Last year, 68 students from 18 states attended the program. Advanced students work on original research projects mentored by Texas State faculty. The HSMC has a strong record of producing award-winning research projects. In 2009, a team of 3 students won first place at the national level of the Siemens Competition sharing a $100,000 college scholarship. From 2001- 2017, students’ team entries have achieved the following results in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology: 192 students named as semifinalists, 72 regional finalists, and 14 national finalists.
About Silicon Labs
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Mathworks is a center for innovation in mathematics education at Texas State University with core programs of Summer Math Camps, Teacher Training and Curriculum Development. The Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camps is nationally recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. Mathworks received the 2001 Star Award from the State of Texas for “Closing the Gaps” that challenge out state and nation. For more information about the camps and other Mathworks programs, visit www.txstate.edu/mathworks.
About Austin Community Foundation
Austin Community Foundation is a catalyst for generosity in Austin. The Foundation brings together philanthropists, dollars and ideas to shape Austin's future, today. A trusted local partner, the Foundation has a 40-year track record of investing in Austin, granting more than $300 million to nonprofits across Central Texas since 1977. Through a data-driven approach, the Foundation seeks to understand, inform and invest in the areas of greatest need to narrow the opportunity gap in Central Texas. Together, we are shaping Austin’s future, today. www.austincf.org