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PRIMES: How to Apply

 

PRIMES is a free, year-long after-school research program for high school students. PRIMES includes four sections: MIT PRIMES, PRIMES-USA, PRIMES Circle, and PRIMES STEP.

MIT PRIMES offers research projects and guided reading to students living within driving distance from Boston. Program participants work with MIT researchers on exciting unsolved problems in mathematics, computer science, and computational biology. The admissions are now open. The deadline is December 1, 2017. See How to Apply to MIT PRIMES

PRIMES-USA is a distance mentoring math research section for high school juniors from across the United States (outside of Greater Boston). The admissions are now open. The deadline is December 1, 2017. See How to Apply to PRIMES-USA

PRIMES Circle is a math enrichment section for high school students from underrepresented groups (including girls, minorities, students with disadvantaged backgrounds and from underserved communities) living within commuting distance from Boston. The admissions are now open. The deadline is November 15, 2017. See How to Apply to PRIMES Circle

PRIMES STEP is a math enrichment section for middle school students from Greater Boston. The admissions are now closed. For the 2018-19 cycle, admissions will open in April 2018. See PRIMES STEP webpage

Contact

With questions, contact PRIMES Program Director Dr. Slava Gerovitch at primes@math.mit.edu