Application Process

Students selected as Wesleyan Mathematics and Science Scholars will have a demonstrated commitment to pursuing a career in the sciences or mathematics.  Applicants from groups that are underrepresented in the physical sciences (e.g. women, specific socio-economic groups, and first-generation college students) are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply to the 2021 WesMaSS program,

Send a Word or PDF document to by May 7, 2021 that includes:

  1. a) Your name and contact information (current email address, mailing address, and phone number).
  2. b) Whether you wish to be considered for the WesMaSS six-day residential program (on campus July 25 - 30, 2021) in addition to the online (August 2-August 13, 2021) and post-matriculation programs.
  3. c) Include a short (approximately one page) statement explaining why you are interested in the program and how you think it will benefit your Wesleyan education.

Application materials should be sent to by May 7, 2021. Review will begin immediately and applicants will be notified of their status by May 21.

For further information about the application process and program details contact the program staff at