The MAPS Research Experience for Undergraduates is an eight-week summer program in which undergraduates investigate open research problems in mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. MAPS is sponsored by a National Science Foundation grant for Research Experience for Undergraduates and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Where: Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park
When: June 9 to August 1, 2014 (8 weeks)
Topics: 5 different projects in algebra/number theory, applied harmonic analysis, geometry, statistics, and topology.
Eligibility: This program is funded by the National Science Foundation and is open only to US citizens or permanent residents who are current students majoring in either mathematics or engineering at any US college or university.
Stipends: Up to $4000, for the eight weeks, students will be housed in University dorms, and will receive some allowance to cover the cost of their trip to and from College Park.
Application: Fill the online application form, arrange for two letters of recommendation, send an unofficial transcript, a letter of motivation indicating your interests and career goals, and a resume. Early application deadline is March 31, 2014. Early applicants will receive priority. Regular application deadline is April 11, 2014.