Honors Summer Math Camp Information
The Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC) is an intensive multi-summer program for high school students. The goal of the program is to develop talented students of all socioeconomic backgrounds through immersive and in-depth experiences in a unique learning environment. Students develop important skills for future degrees and careers in math, science, engineering, and many other fields.
HSMC is a six-week residential camp for high school students.
The camp is held at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.
30th Annual HSMC June 23rd - August 2nd, 2019.
Eligibility & Admissions
- We start taking applications on January 1st of each year, and we stop taking applications after April 15th. Applications will no longer be accepted once all spots are filled.
- We encourage new students to apply to our first-year program
- Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as enrollment is limited. Applications will not be considered until all parts have been received (application, teacher recommendation, and transcript).
- Our average acceptance rate for first-year applicants has been 20%.
- The typical ratio of boys to girls in the program is 1:1.
- Participants come from all over the United States. We have also had a few international students from other countries, including Albania, Mexico, South Korea, Hungary, Bulgaria, Taiwan, Spain, China, and Indonesia.
- For further questions regarding eligibility, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 245-3439.
- Complete the online student application form.
- If you have not attended the HSMC before, you must apply for the first-year program. There are no exceptions!
- Have your recommending teacher complete the Teacher Recommendation Form.
- Send us a copy of your high school transcript.
We encourage students to send in all their application materials as early as possible.
|Round||Submit a complete application by||Decision by (Accept/Decline/Defer)|
|Round 1||February 15||February 23|
|Round 2||March 15||March 30|
|Round 3 (Final Round)||April 16||April 30|
Expenses and Financial Aid
- The full tuition fee is $4,000.
- Your student's spot in the summer math program is ensured only when you have paid in full.
- Mathworks offers camp scholarships based on financial need. We make all efforts to ensure that students can attend regardless of financial background. Simply fill out the financial aid portion of the application.
- The program provides room, board, books, supplies and a copy of the software Mathematica for each student to use during the school year.
Refund schedule: There is a non refundable $25 fee for application processing.
- Full refund: if you withdraw your student before May 1st
- Half refund: if you withdraw your student before or on May 15th
- No refunds: if withdrawing after May 15th
External Funding Support
Below is a external funding opportunity for summer program participation support. This is not administered by Mathworks. Please contact the respective organization for more information.
- AMS Epsilon Fund Scholarships
With support from the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Epsilon Fund, Mathworks is delighted to offer a Ky and Yu-Fen Fan Scholarship: a substantial or full scholarship for a talented high school student.
- Mu Alpha Theta summer grants: students accepted into the HSMC who are members of their school's Mu Alpha Theta club are highly encouraged to apply to Mu Alpha Theta's summer grants. They offer up to $2,000 for members to attend summer math programs. More information can be found here.
Honors Camp Demographics:
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|Year||# of Students||Male||Female||African American||Asian||Caucasian||Hispanic||Native American||Other||Not Selected||White|