Mar 1, 2019

The IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship program for postgraduate studies

The International Mathematical Union (IMU), in collaboration with TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences, is opening a new call of the IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship program to support postgraduate studies, in a developing country, leading to a PhD degree in the mathematical sciences.

Category: General
Posted by: nms

Professional mathematicians are invited to nominate highly motivated and mathematically talented students from developing countries who plan to complete a doctoral degree in a developing country, including their own home country. Nominees must have a consistently good academic record and must be seriously interested in pursuing a career of research and teaching in mathematics.

For full details on eligibility criteria and the online nomination form, please see:

Conditions for the Nominator (Professional Mathematician):
Professional mathematicians (including those who have superannuated, but continue to mentor young students). It is preferable that the nominator has been mentoring the nominee.

Conditions for the Nominee (Student):
The student must be A) resident AND B) a citizen of a developing country. 
The student must either:
        A) be pre-accepted to join a doctoral program in the first academic year after the time of selection in a university or research institution which is based on a developing country. OR
        B) already be enrolled in a doctoral program in a university or research institution which is based on a developing country. 
There is no age limit for the student.
Nomination for women students is strongly encouraged.

Deadline to apply: 31 May 2019

For any inquiries, please contact:

Marie-Francoise Roy
chair of the IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics
coordinator of the Gender Gap in Science project


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