The Ross Program
"Think deeply of simple things."
2013 Recommendation Letter
To be completed by the applicant's mathematics teacher, or by some other adult who can judge the applicant's level of mathematical ability and overall maturity. Either email the letter to
fax it to (614) 292-1479; or mail a paper copy to:
Telephone: (614) 292-5101.
- Ross Mathematics Program
- Department of Mathematics
- The Ohio State University
- 231 W. 18th Ave.
- Columbus, OH 43210
Information about this challenging summer program appears at:
In your letter of recommendation, please include:
- Applicant's name,
- School name,
- Teacher's name and email address.
Please send us your comments and recommendations for this applicant. Some relevant questions are listed below.
- How long have you known the applicant, and in what capacity?
- Would this applicant benefit from the
kind of experience offered by the Ross Program?
- The Ross Program is highly
intense, requiring participants to concentrate on hard math problems for many hours a day. Does this applicant have the motivation and maturity needed for sustained, independent work on challenging mathematical themes?
- In this residential program,
many of the participants live away from home for
the first time. Does this applicant have the level of emotional maturity needed to thrive independently for two months in a college dormitory environment?
We appreciate your input.
Professor, Department of Mathematics, OSU
Director, Ross Mathematics Program
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