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For Students

SWiM is a free program.

Summer Workshop in Math (SWiM) is a free 7-day online workshop for rising high school seniors who are interested in mathematics, with a particular focus on advancing female participation in math. SWiM is particularly interested in increasing diversity in mathematics and in science and technology opportunities more broadly, so SWiM strongly encourages students to apply who are female or gender minorities, who are in their junior year of high school, and who are citizens of and reside in the US*.

Thank you for your interest in SWiM 2021. As of April 1 our program is full and we are no longer accepting applications. However, we would like to suggest you visit https://www.ams.org/opportunities (select ‘Filter by Audience’ for ‘Pre-college’) to view other opportunities for budding mathematicians.


For Teaching Assistants

Teaching assistants are integral to the success of the program. In this paid position, they will facilitate the daily group discussions, assist the two course instructors, and guide the participants in their group project and presentations.

Female and gender minority undergraduate students who are US citizens currently residing in North Carolina from now until the end of June are encouraged to apply.

Thank you for your interest in SWiM 2021. As of April 1 our program is full and we are no longer accepting applications.

*Due to regulations of online programs for minors that differ internationally, we are only able to accept students who are citizens of and reside in the US.


Contact us

Email your questions to swim@math.duke.edu


Submit by Mail

If you prefer to submit your application by mail, please send to

Kristen Gerondelis
Department of Mathematics
Duke University
120 Science Drive
Campus Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320