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2024 RESEARCH RENEWAL:  Share-Network-Collaborate

The Research Renewal event will be held at the Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute, Jupiter campus, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on April 20, 2024.

All application procedures and submissions deadlines can be viewed HERE.


Apply for Spring 2024 Schmidt College of Science Scholarships

Financial aid-based and merit-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline to apply: February 26, 2024.

General Science Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships

Sarajedini Family Scholarship (financial-aid based)

Graduate Scholarships

Dean Perry College of Science Graduate Scholarship

Questions? Contact


Florida Summer Institute in Biostatistics and Data Science (SIBDS) 2024

APPLICATION deadline is 3/15/2024. Please use the link below to APPLY:

Questions and other correspondence? E-mail Drs. Freeman ( or Chang (


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Mini-Math Day

Mini Math Day 2018 Group Photo


The Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts approximately 100 to 150 fourth grade students from Palm Beach or Broward counties. Our Thirteenth Annual Mini-Math Day was originally scheduled for May 2020 for Crystal Lake Elementary's 4th Grade but was canceled due to Covid-19. We were able to host the same students from Crystal Lakes's 5th Grade in June 2021 with our virtual edition. We hope to welcome our next group in Spring 2024!

The program begins with a welcome and a short quiz followed by Dr. Tomas Schonbek's team contest. After lunch, students were previously treated to an educational demonstration presented by former science teacher Glen Govertsen, with demonstrations in what he called the “Mr. G Science Show,” where he combines the dynamics of music, lasers, raw eggs, fiber optics and other materials with clear explanations to motivate students in science and mathematics. Future events will include an engaging/hands-on mathematical presentation by one of our department faculty.

Educational mathematics game prizes are awarded to both individual and team competition winners.

Photos from our events will be posted on our college's Facebook Page. Search for FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and LIKE our page!

Our previous participating schools were:

Crystal Lakes Elementary School (5th Grade), Boynton Beach in 2021 *virtual edition due to Covid
Crystal Lakes Elementary School (4th Grade), Boynton Beach in 2020 *canceled due to Covid
Belvedere Elementary School (4th Grade), West Palm Beach in 2019
Tradewinds Elementary School (4th Grade), Coconut Creek in 2018
FAU Henderson School (4th Grade), Boca Raton in 2017
Poinciana Elementary School (4th Grade), Boynton Beach in 2017
Whispering Pines Elementary School (4th Grade), Boca Raton in 2016
Castle Hill Elementary School (4th Grade), Lauderhill in 2015
JC Mitchell Elementary School (4th Grade), Boca Raton in 2014
Hidden Oaks Elementary (4th Grade), Lake Worth in 2013
Indian Pines Elementary (4th Grade), Lake Worth in 2012
Sandpiper Shores Elementary (4th Grade), Boca Raton in 2011
Nova Blanche Forman Elementary (4th Grade), Davie in 2010
Del Prado Elementary (5th Grade), Boca Raton in 2009
Banyan Creek Elementary (3rd Grade), Delray Beach in 2008


For further information, or if you are a teacher and would like to find out how your class can participate in this program, please contact:

Ms. Emily Ann Cimillo
Phone: 561-297-3342