GROW-2018 is a conference aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who are curious about graduate school in math or what can be done with a graduate degree in math.
October 26-28, 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Conference activities include:
Lectures on interesting mathematics by inspiring speakers
Banquet dinner with a world-renowned mathematician
Panel discussions about careers you can pursue with a higher degree in math
Advice on preparing applications for graduate school
Lots of discussion time to ask questions of current graduate students, faculty, and other professional mathematicians
The Conference website is here http://www-personal.umich.edu/~kochsc/GrowPoster.pdf
Funds for travel and lodging are available for all participants.
Here's how to apply. It is very simple, despite the complicated look of the mathprograms site.
FIRST: Fill out bibliographic information ("standard cover sheet") on this website. To do this, you click on "Apply" above.
NEXT: Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and introduce yourself! Please tell us in just a few sentences 1). Why you might be interested in the GROW conference and 2). About your previous experience (if any) with math conferences or math research.
FINALLY: Ask a faculty member at your institution to email email@example.com with a paragraph recommending you for GROW 2018.
No need to submit anything else through this website! You only need to enter your data into the "standard cover sheet" and can ignore the information about uploading items to your "portfolio."