Award Description

In the spring of 2022, the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts will be awarding several $500 scholarships to selected members of the class of 2022 across various high schools in Massachusetts. The awards will be determined on the basis of outstanding achievement or service in the field of mathematics.


The first award, given to a senior at vocational, technical, or agricultural high schools, is named in honor of MA Math Hall of Fame Member; MTEL Math Analyst at Lesley University; and ATMIM Treasurer, Steve Yurek.


The second award will be given to a high achieving female student in the memory of Anne Elliot Smith; a mathematics teacher at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols, a member of the ATMIM Board, and a 1985 Presidential Award winner.


The third award will be given to a student in memory of J. Bryan Sullivan; a teacher and math coach at Hudson High School, past president of both the Atlantic Regions Math League and ATMIM, and organizer of mathematics conferences at the local, state, and national levels.


The fourth award will be given to a student who shows service and involvement in mathematics in school, and their community.  This award is presented to students who are willing to share their mathematical passion with others.  Services could be tutoring, involvement in math team, support in elementary schools, counselor at STEM camp, volunteer work, etc.


Scholarship applicants must be nominated by a member of the mathematics department of their school. Secondary schools (public or private) in Massachusetts are strongly encouraged to nominate students who have shown outstanding effort, achievement, and/or service in the area of mathematics. The Scholarship Committee will independently review all applications and determine the award recipients. If you have questions, please contact the Scholarship Committee at

Nominate a deserving student by completing this ATMIM Scholarship 2021-2022 form     

Please note that the nominations must be received by May 1, 2022.


Winners will be announced by June 1, 2022.


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