2018 PROMYS Europe Counsellor Application

PROMYS Europe: Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists


Deadline for receipt of applications: Sunday 11 February 2018

Selection decisions will be notified by: Friday 2 March 2018

When completing this application please be prepared to:

1) Upload a copy of your curriculum vitae (CV)
2) Upload a copy of your university transcript (it does not need to be an official copy)

PLEASE NOTE that you will be unable to save this application before it is submitted.

3) There is an optional form for equality monitoring purposes which will be sent to you once you have submitted your application. This form is completely anonymised and will not affect your application or the selection process. It should be submitted by the application deadline.

Please contact us at admin@promys-europe.org if you have any questions or difficulties.

Applicant name
If different from first name.
If you selected 'Other', you may enter more information here if you wish.
Please enter the name of the university where you are studying.
Please enter the name of the degree programme you are following (e.g. BSc. Mathematics, MMath in Mathematics and Computer Science)
Year in university that will be completed by June 2018
If you selected 'Other' please enter more information here.
Year of Graduation (planned)
If you selected 'Other' please enter more information here.
Please include the country code.
Please include the country code.
Address at University
Permanent address
Right to Work in the UK

Counsellors for PROMYS Europe are employed through the University of Oxford. Counsellor applicants must have the right to work in the UK (for example through being a European Union, European Economic Area or Swiss national). Before completing an application, you should make sure that you have the right to work in the UK.

The following page is a useful starting point: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/recruit/preempcheck/compulsorychecks/righttowork/

Please give reason for right to work (e.g. I am an EU/EEA/Swiss national; please state which country)
If you do NOT yet have the right to work, please explain how you expect to obtain it.


Please ask two individuals who are familiar with your mathematical background to complete the PROMYS Europe referee recommendation form.

Please be aware that you are responsible for requesting the recommendations yourself and should communicate directly with your referees about this. PROMYS Europe will NOT be sending a recommendation request to your referees.

Recommendations must be submitted by the application deadline: Sunday 11 February 2018

Recommender 1
e.g. Dr, Professor.
Please give their official university email address.
Recommender 2
e.g. Dr, Professor.
Please give their official university email address.

Please answer the questions below in the space provided. In drafting your responses, you should keep in mind all the selection criteria. It is helpful if you can give specific information, for example, about relevant experience or qualifications.

Please tell us about your mathematical interests. Why would you like to be a PROMYS Europe counsellor? What do you understand of the aims of PROMYS Europe? How do you see yourself contributing to them?
What mathematical activities have you engaged in beyond the requirements of your school and university courses?
Please tell us about the courses you have taken in university-level mathematics. We are particularly interested in your background in Number Theory and Abstract Algebra.
Upload Files
Please upload your curriculum vitae here. To upload, please 'Choose File' then click 'Upload'.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Please upload your transcript here. Unofficial copies are acceptable. To upload, please 'Choose File' then click 'Upload'.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.

If you are a first-year undergraduate who has not yet received a transcript, please upload a list of the courses you have taken and any grades/scores received.

We are not able to process transcripts which are labelled "Secure". If your transcript is in this encrypted format, please send us a scan or screen shot as a PDF. Thank you.

For example: from a mailing; from a tutor; from the University of Oxford or another university site; from a maths Olympiad/contest; from a PROMYS alumnus; etc. Please be specific.

I confirm that the information I have given is, to the best of my knowledge, true and accurate.

I understand that the data collected from PROMYS Europe application materials, from the selection process and over the course of the programme, is used to enable my participation in the PROMYS Europe programme, and is held securely by the PROMYS Europe partnership, in accordance with UK data protection legislation. The data will be retained only for as long as is necessary to facilitate these purposes, except where I give consent to keep it for longer. The data may also be used as the basis for the publication of fully anonymised statistics or reports.

PROMYS Europe is a partnership between the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI); the University of Oxford Mathematical Institute; Wadham College, University of Oxford; and PROMYS Europe's parent programme: PROMYS at Boston University, USA.

Enter name.

After clicking the "Submit" button, you will see a confirmation page. If you do not, please check for error messages in your application (such as a required field which has not been completed). If an error message is generated, it may also be necessary to re-upload your CV and transcript.  After making any necessary adjustments, please click the "Submit" button again.

After submission, you will automatically be sent a confirmation email with a copy of your responses. If you do not receive this email within an hour, please contact admin@promys-europe.org .

Please note that an application will not be considered until we have received all parts: application (including CV and transcript) and two letters of recommendation.

We look forward to reviewing your application to PROMYS Europe.