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Scholarship Resources Office, University of Colorado Denver

Budapest Mathematics

Budapest Mathematics for a Semester Scholarship
The program Budapest Semesters in Mathematics provides an opportunity for North American undergraduates. Through this program, mathematics and computer science majors in their junior/senior years may spend one or two semesters in Budapest and study under Hungarian scholar-teachers. The instructors of Budapest Semesters in Mathematics are members of Eötvös University and the Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the two institutions known for having educated more than half of Hungary's highly acclaimed mathematicians. Most instructors have had teaching experience in North America.
Semesters start in the first week of September and February. An optional intensive language course is offered about two weeks before regular classes begin. Early applications are encouraged. Qualified applicants will be accepted to participate in the program on a rolling basis once their applications are complete.
Focus-  North American students who are serious about mathematics, likely to benefit from the experience of mathematics Hungarian style, and who are excited about experiencing the intercultural adventure of living in Budapest.
Eligibility- For American and Canadian Undergraduates;  students must normally have at least sophomore status, be in good academic standing, have completed one semester of Advanced Calculus (a first course in the Theory of Analysis) or Abstract Algebra by the start of the program, and be motivated to study mathematics. 
Submission- 1 application (electronic submitted strongly preferred), 2 written recommendations (electronic strongly preferred), 1 official transcript ("official" can be either electronic or snail mail), plus 6 self-addressed adhesive mailing labels (not self addressed envelopes), with the address to which information should be sent.
Criteria- The mean school grade point average of a participant is just over 3.7 on a scale of 4, with mathematics grade point slightly higher, looking for motivated students who have a passion for mathematics and willingness to explore Budapest
Benefits-   $9115/semester or $18,230/year
                Fall Semester- April
                Spring Semester- November

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