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The National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics, established by the AMS in 1988 in commemoration of its Centennial, was funded mainly by gifts to the Society from Morris Yachter and Sydney Gould.
The \$5,000 award was given every four years for excellence of research in the mathematical sciences published within the past ten years. The award is no longer being made.
Most Recent Prize: The 2012 recipient of the National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics was Michael J. Hopkins.