The National Mathematics Summer School (NMSS) is an annual, two week, invitational residential school that provides extension learning in mathematics for senior secondary students, through partnership with the Australian National University (ANU), the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) and the efforts of dedicated volunteers.
Each year MTANT seeks nominations from students to attend the NMSS. The NMSS is aimed at talented students of Mathematics who have just completed Year 11. Selection is based on a self-nomination form completed by the student and a supporting document from their teacher. MTANT fully funds the successful applicant to attend the NMSS.
Around 70 students from around Australian are selected to attend NMSS each year. Students participate in lectures and tutorials across a wide range of mathematical topics such as number theory, topology, cryptology, chaos theory and game theory. There is an emphasis on problem solving, with students demonstrating persistence and tenacity as they critique and construct mathematical arguments.
The 2019 Australian National Mathematics Summer School will be held will be held at the Australian National University, Canberra on 6th - 19th January 2019. Applications are now open and all interested students are strongly encouraged to apply. Selection criteria and application forms for the 2019 NMSS are available below: