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Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department

Award to a USA or Canada Higher Education Mathematics
Department to Recognize an Outstanding Program

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Foundation / Corporation

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American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Deadline Date:

09/15/19 11:59 PM Eastern time


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Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada higher education mathematical sciences department in recognition of an outstanding program. Nominations are considered for a broad range of programs that add value to the mathematics community, either internally, or in relation to society at large.

Examples might include a department that runs a notable minority outreach program, a department that has instituted an unusually´╗┐ effective industrial mathematics internship program, a department that has promoted mathematics so successfully that a large fraction of its university's undergraduate population majors in mathematics, or a department that has made some form of innovation in its research support to faculty and/or graduate students, or which has created a special and innovative environment for some aspect of mathematics research.

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GrantWatch ID#: 160648

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The award amount is $5,000.

Term of Contract:

The prize is awarded annually.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Departments of mathematical sciences in North America that offer at least a bachelors degree in mathematical sciences are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The nomination period is from 2019/04/15 to 2019/09/15 (11:59 p.m. Eastern time).

Nominations may be submitted through the online form available here or by sending them by postal mail to Steve Ferrucci.

Nominations received by September 15 will be considered for the award announced the following spring; the non-winning nominations will automatically be reconsidered, without further updating, for the awards to be presented over the next two years.

A letter of nomination may be submitted by one or more individuals. Nomination of the writer's own institution is permitted.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominations may be submitted through the form available here:

or by sending them by postal mail to:
Steve Ferrucci
201 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904

Questions about this award and the nomination process should be directed to Steve Ferrucci at or 401-455-4113.

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