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Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

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January 31, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • To increase the awareness of women's ongoing contributions to mathematics, the Association of Women in Mathematics and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in industrial, government, and academic careers.

    Eligibility:
    -The contest is open to students grades 6-8; grades 9-12; and college undergraduates. At least one winning submission will be chosen from each category
    -Both female and male students can apply - the only gender restriction is that the person interviewed must be a woman

    Essay requirements:
    -Must be 500-1,000 words in length
    -The essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of your interview

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Dr. Heather A. Lewis
  • joana_bieri@redlands.edu

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