Sponsoring Institution: Advantage Testing Foundation

Type: Math Contest

Eligibility: Females in 11th grade or below, US or Canada, have taken the AMC 10 or 12 in 2021-2022, might require vaccination cards

Application Deadline: Start of June

Highlight:  In the early Ancient world, Greek philosophers studied mathematics as a means to better understand reality and the surrounding world. In fact, a sign that read “Let no-one ignorant of geometry enter here” hung above the entrance of Plato’s infamous academy in Athens. Since then, mathematics has come a long way, bringing with it the industrial revolution, technology, science, and almost everything we see in life today. Math is quite literally found everywhere! If you’re a girl and love numbers like the philosophers of the ancient world, then the Math Prize for Girls math contest is perfect for you! While you must have taken an official administration of the AMC 10 or AMC 12 exams to be eligible to apply for this math contest, it is surely worth this once in a lifetime experience. After all, this is not just your average run-of-the-mill math contest…you’ll not only get to write the math contest at MIT, but you will get the chance to eat lunch on the MIT campus, attend an MIT Admission info session, and have fun at games night. In addition to all this, over $50 000 in cash prizes are up for grabs for the winners of this math contest. So, continue your exploration into the vast world of math and apply today for the Math Prize for Girls math contest…it really is as easy as pi 🙂

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