The Advantage Testing Foundation Math Prize for Girls is the largest math prize for girls in the world. Each fall at MIT, nearly 300 young female mathematicians compete in our challenging test of mathematical creativity and insight. Our goal is to promote gender equity in the STEM professions and to encourage young women with exceptional potential to become mathematical and scientific leaders.

Advantage Testing Foundation Math Prize for Girls

The Experience

On Sunday, October 11, 2020, we will hold the 12th annual Math Prize for Girls competition, marking our 10th year at MIT.  Contestants will come to Cambridge for the weekend, take part in our pre-contest games night, and celebrate their accomplishments at an awards ceremony featuring a keynote address from an acclaimed figure in math, science, or technology.



Learn about the event’s schedule and activities.



The Math Prize for Girls awards $50,000 in monetary prizes, including a $25,000 prize for first place.


Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about travel, visiting Cambridge, applying, and eligibility.


Read about our prior contest winners and see our tests from previous years.

About Us

Learn more about co-founders Arun Alagappan and Dr. Ravi Boppana, our Board of Advisors, our sponsors, and other news and announcements.


Board of Advisors

The Advantage Testing Foundation appreciates the dedication of the members of the Math Prize for Girls Board of Advisors.



We thank all the sponsors who support talented young women through the Math Prize for Girls.

In the News

Check out coverage of past competitions and learn about the importance of encouraging young women in STEM.


Watch videos from past Math Prize for Girls awards ceremonies.