PARENTS & TEACHERS


Grants for Programs to Encourage Female Students in Mathematics


Prizes for Educators

  • Maria Mitchell Women in Science Award The Maria Mitchell Association offers an annual award to recognize an individual, program, or organization that encourages the advancement of girls and women in studies and careers in science and ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2010, 10:28 PM by Glenna Buford
  • AWM Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education This prize is awarded annually by the AWM to recognize outstanding achievements in any area of mathematics education.Link: AWM Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education
    Posted Jun 17, 2010, 10:27 PM by Glenna Buford
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Organizations to Promote Students in Math and Science

  • Mathematics Foundation of America (MFOA) The purpose of MFOA is to ensure that the mathematically talented high school student receives mathematics education appropriate for a future mathematician by providing suitable mathematics summer programs and mathematics ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2010, 10:30 PM by Glenna Buford
  • The Somerville Mathematics Fund A scholarship organization chartered by Dollars for Scholars, awarding funds to outstanding mathematics students from Somerville, MA. The awards are renewable up to 4 years. Read more about this organization ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2010, 10:29 PM by Glenna Buford
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Research on Girls and Math

  • Equal Mathematics Education for Female Students Very concise digest by Penelope H. Dunham, highlighting the most important factors for increasing female participation in mathematics. Includes brief list of resources and references.Link:  Equal Mathematics Education for ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2010, 10:34 PM by Glenna Buford
  • How Negative Expectancies and Attitudes Undermine Females' Math Confidence and Performance This essay by Jennifer Gutbezahl includes an extensive review of the literature, and is well-documented. It's a great place to start, if you're looking for research references ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2010, 10:33 PM by Glenna Buford
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Example Courses on Women in Math


Links for Educators