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 mentors.
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 and the ideas of its President and founder, Erica Voolich, for supporting K-8 Mathematics Education in Education Column: The Somerville Mathematics Fund, from the AWM Newsletter, Vol. 34, No. 4, July-August 2004.