The Joan and Joseph Birman Fellowship for Women Scholars

You can support top female mathematics scholars and address the gender gap at the highest levels of mathematics achievements. Make a gift

2017 JMM attendees. Photo by Kate Awtrey, Atlanta Convention Photography
2017 JMM attendees. Photo by Kate Awtrey, Atlanta Convention Photography

The Joan and Joseph Birman Fellowship for Women Scholars is a mid-career research fellowship specially designed to fit the career timelines of women and to address the paucity of female scholars at the highest levels of research mathematics. Your gift to this endowed fund will help increase the occurrence and/or size of this award.

First Award in 2018-2019

The first award will be made for the 2018-2019 academic year in the amount of US$50,000. The fellowship can be used to provide additional time for research, opportunities to work with collaborators, and more.

For more information or to apply, view the posting on MathPrograms.org

Did You Know?

Joan S. BirmanJoan S. Birman earned her Ph.D. in mathematics at 41 years of age and went on to become a leading scholar of braid theory and knot theory. Read about her career and her reasons for creating this fellowship.

American Mathematical Society