2014 SUNY Potsdam-Clarkson Summer Mathematics Program

Faculty Reference Form

Name of Applicant:______________________________________

To Faculty Respondent:

The applicant is applying for an eight-week intensive mathematics summer research experience.

Your candid assessment of the applicant's mathematical ability and potential for successful Ph.D. work would be greatly appreciated. The selection committee is also interested in the following: 

  1. When and in what capacity you have worked with the applicant.
  2. The applicant's persistence in tackling challenging problems.
  3. The applicant's extracurricular mathematics work of which you are aware.
  4. The applicant's ability to work collaboratively with other students.
  5. Electronic references are welcome and should be sent to Joel Foisy at foisyjs"at"potsdam.edu.


Preference will be given to completed applications received by February 21, 2014.

If sending by traditional mail, please send your reference on your institution's letterhead to:

Joel Foisy, REU Program
Department of Mathematics
SUNY at Potsdam
Potsdam, NY 13676
e-mail: foisyjs"at"potsdam.edu
Telephone: 315-267-2084
Fax: 315-267-2806