Application Guidelines

Applications accepted:  Nov 1 - Feb 17


Applicants will be notified of their status beginning to mid-March.

Applicants accepted into the program receive support for shared lodging, meals and transportation.


Prerequisites for 2021 Program: 

Terng course: One year of algebra, including groups, group actions, rings, and modules. Optional: group algebras, bimodules, combinatorics of integer partitions of Young diagram.

Uhlenbeck course: Strong background in algebra and some familiarity with categories (additive, abelian, etc.). Optional: categories of modules over (not necessarily commutative) rings.


Women's Program Application Packet should include:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Additional application requirements as follows:
  • Undergraduate students: current transcript, CV and one letter of recommendation
  • Graduate students: CV and one letter of recommendation
  • Postdoctoral scholars: CV and letter of recommendation



  1. Complete application, letters of recommendation (.pdf file), CVs (.pdf file) and unofficial transcripts (.pdf file) are submitted online at Mathprograms. You should complete all the questions. 
  2. Inquiries should be sent to  .



Program for Women and Mathematics
Attn: Michelle Huguenin
Institute for Advanced Study
Einstein Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: 1-609-734-8115