Application Instructions

The Application. A completed application consists of 6 items: a standard cover sheet, a statement of interest, a list of college math courses taken with textbook and course grade, an unofficial college transcript, and two letters of reference. All items should be submitted through The specific page for our program on the site is here.
Information for Recommenders. The summer mathematics program at Carleton College is designed to prepare and encourage talented women undergraduates to continue the study of mathematics at graduate school. This is a very intense program which will expose students to a variety of mathematical ideas, hone their skills in mathematics, connect them into a network of female mathematicians, and, we hope, excite them on to further study in mathematics. The successful applicant will be hard-working, self-motivated, and both talented in, and enthusiastic about, mathematics. Please indicate in what capacity you have worked with the student, and compare her to other students who have gone on to graduate school in the mathematical sciences. Please give us your candid opinion of her ability to work well with others, desire to participate fully in an intense program in mathematics, and potential for success in our program. You will need to upload your recommendation to by February 14, 2014.


If you have any questions, contact: Professor Deanna Haunsperger, Summer Mathematics Program, Department of Mathematics, Carleton College, Northfield MN 55057 (email:
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