Each school year, the Talent Search creates five sets of five problems each and distributes them to high school and middle school students in the state of Wisconsin and throughout the world. These problems are unusual, challenging, and we hope, enjoyable. They are not easy, but their solutions do not require advanced mathematical knowledge–just hard work and creativity. Students can work on the problems at their own pace and send in their solutions to be graded. Top participants are invited to Madison for an Honors Day in the spring and to participate in an exam for the Van Vleck scholarship to UW-Madison.

Henry Coyle (2021-22 Talent Search winner)

This is our 2022 winner of the Van Vleck Scholarship, Henry Coyle.  To find out more about what Henry won, learn more about the Van Vleck Scholarship.

The fifth problem set of the 2022-2023 Wisconsin Math Talent Search is now posted!

The solutions to the 5th problem set are now posted!

The scores for the 4th problem set are now posted!

This year’s scholarship exam will be held on Saturday, April 22. Our Honors Day will be on Thursday, May 25. Save the dates!