## Undergraduates

### AWM Programs

### Other Programs

**Programs specifically for women**

- Carleton College Summer Mathematics Program for Women Undergraduates
- EDGE Program
- George Washington University summer program
- Institute for Advanced Study program
- Smith College post-bac program

**Research experiences for undergraduates**

- National Research Experience for Undergraduate Program
- MSRI Undergraduate Program
- AMS Listing of Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
- MAA Listing of Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
- SIAM Undergraduate Research online
- NSF Listing of Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

**Internships **

- The Association for Women in Science internship program is intended to introduce bright, innovative undergraduate and graduate students to the policymaking process and encourage them to become active and effective participants in public affairs. The funding provides a stipend for a ten-week internship.
- The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy laboratory during the summer.
- Undergraduate Petascale Education Program internship

**Non-summer or multi-year**

- The National GEM Consortium is a network of universities and employers to promote the participation of underrepresented groups in post-graduate science and engineering education and the technical workforce. GEM conducts two programs: an undergraduate program, called GRAD Lab (Getting Ready for Advanced Degree Laboratory); and a graduate program called FFP (Future Faculty and Professionals) to support successful completion of rigorous STEM graduate programs.GEM offers graduate fellowships and summer internships.
- Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

### Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships

- The Department of Labor has a scholarship search tool.
- The US Department of Education has advice about finding scholarships.
- Casualty Actuarial Society has different scholarship programs for undergraduate students interested in becoming an actuary. Check its website for offers in a particular year, also search on “scholarships.”
- The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
- MAA Student Travel Grants for travel to annual meetings.
- SIAM Student Travel Awards are given to help students gain the experience and exposure that comes from attending and presenting at SIAM conferences. SIAM fellowships for undergraduates
- NSF’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program provides funding to institutions of higher education to provide scholarships, stipends, and programmatic support to recruit and prepare STEM majors and professionals to become K–12 teachers. Search the Noyce web site to locate projects that offer Noyce scholarships and to read profiles of Noyce scholars.
- Knowles Science Foundation Teaching Fellowships are designed to support beginning high school teachers. Selection criteria include at least a bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent) in a discipline related to the subject applicants intend to teach.

### Courses, Workshops

**Courses on Women and Math, taught in mathematics departments**

- Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University
- Women and Mathematics, fall 2004
- See also http://myweb.lmu.edu/jdewar/wam/ for resources and materials for teaching an interdisciplinary course on women and mathematics developed with support from an MAA-Tensor Women and Mathematics grant to co-teach Women and Mathematics with Lily Khadjavi (spring 2008), Alissa Crans (fall 2010) and Anna Bargagliotti (fall 2012).
- Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University
- Women and Minorities in Math, spring 2001
- Women in Math, fall 1999
- See also Incorporating the Mathematical Achievements of Women and Minority Mathematicians into Classrooms, in "From Calculus to Computers: Using the Last 200 Years of Mathematics History in the Classroom" (eds. Richard Jardine and Amy Shell-Gellasch), MAA Notes, Volume 68, 2005, pp. 183–200.
- John Kellermeier, Tacoma Community College
- Mathematics, Gender, and Culture, taught at State University of New York at Plattsburgh, spring 2002
- Emek Kose, St. Mary's College of Maryland
- Women in Mathematics, spring 2013. For information about the course, see Kose, E. & Johnson, A. (2014, Jan/Feb). Linking “Women in Mathematics” and Middle School Girls through Mentoring.
*AWM Newsletter*, 44(1), 12–14.

### Competitions, Contests, Prizes, Awards

- AWM Schafer prize
- AWM essay contest
- AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan prize
- Putnam exam
- ASA student paper competitions for undergraduates and graduate students.

### Other Resources

- AMS resources for undergraduates
- SIAM resources for undergraduates
- MAA resources for undergraduates
- http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm
- http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/
- The International Mathematical Union’s Women in Mathematics website

### Meetings, Conferences

- Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics
- Women in Mathematics in New England Conference
- Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
- MAA listing of conferences with opportunities for undergraduate participation
- Pi Mu Epsilon, national honor society for undergraduates, holds conferences, including a national conference in conjunction with MAA’s Mathfest.
- Kappa Mu Epsilon, mathematics honor society for undergraduates at four-year colleges and universities holds national and regional conferences. See Yanik, E. (2012). Another mathematics honor society: Kappa Mu Epsilon.
*AWM Newsletter*, 42(2), 21–22. - Mu Alpha Theta, national honor society for high school and two-year college students, holds national and regional conferences. See Lenhart, S. (2011). FUN with Mu Alpha Theta.
*AWM Newsletter*, 41(2), 31.

### Studies, Reports

- Many types of statistics are available from the National Science Foundation, for example, how many women earn baccalaureates in mathematics each year. These and other information are published biennially in two reports: Science and Engineering Indicators and Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering, both of which are available from the National Science Foundation’s statistics website.
*Talking about Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences*was a study of seven colleges and universities published in 1997. A replication of this study is in progress.*Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics*- Andreescu, Gallian, Kane, Mertz, Study of Competitions

### Careers

- The American Mathematical Society website provides links and information for students in high school, undergraduate and graduate school. http://www.ams.org/careers/
- Short video and career information from WeUseMath.org on uses of mathematics.
- The careers section of the Mathematical Association of America describes popular careers that involve mathematics with links to further information about each. A book published by the MAA describes
*101 Careers in Mathematics*. The Career Profiles page has links to profiles of people in different mathematical careers from Academic & Teaching to Sales & Marketing. Its brochure We Do Math! describes eight non-academic careers that use mathematics. - The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has a 21-page brochure called Careers in Applied Mathematics...Alternatives to Academia for STEM Majors with descriptions of careers, profiles of people in those careers, and further resources.
- The American Statistical Association has a 20-page brochure called Careers in Statistics: A World of Opportunity describing what statistics is, how it is used in various occupations, how to become a statistician, and further resources.
- The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics “Be a Math Teacher.”
- Career Planning Resources for Mathematics from the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center has sections tailored to students from middle school to graduate school, counselors, parents, teachers, and graduates. This includes diversity-related resources and resources for girls and women.
*The Mathematical Sciences in 2025*is a report from the National Research Council that reviews the current state of the mathematical sciences in the United States and makes recommendations for the future in light of the increasingly cross-disciplinary nature of the mathematical sciences.- Careers That Count is a short booklet produced by AWM in 1991 that profiles women with careers in the mathematical sciences and gives a list of books with further information about mathematics and mathematical people.
- Women in Statistics is a 1-page guide to information about careers in statistics from the American Statistical Association.
- Winning essays about women with careers in mathematics from the AWM essay contest.