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Programs for Graduate Students and Recent Ph.D.s



Awards, Fellowships, & Other Opportunities

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AMS Graduate Student Chapters

AMS Student Chapters is a a program that will generate interest in the mathematical sciences and encourage students in their mathematical pursuits.  The AMS provides $500 annually for Student Chapter mathematical activities. Start your chapter today!

Career and Professional Development




Funding and Fellowships

  • The CUNY Graduate Center Fellowships

  • AMS-Simons Travel Grants for those beginning their research careers

  • The National Security Agency

  • The NSF East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes Program

  • AMS Graduate Student Travel Grants and other funding opportunities

  • The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program This fellowship program provides students with a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 and a $12,000 cost-of-education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution). The program recognizes and supports graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

  • The National Science Foundation's Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships This fellowship program provides support for recent PhDs in the mathematical sciences.  There are two options for awardees: Research Fellowship and Research Instructorship.

  • Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program This education program provides scholarships and fellowships to students including an annual salary, full tuition, and other normal educational expenses. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Education Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to DoD with this education program.

  • The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG) This fellowship program is sponsored by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science and/or engineering programs. The fellowships are for three year tenures. The stipends begin at $30,500 for the first year fellows, $31,000 for second year fellows, and $31,500 for the third year fellows. Full tuition and fees and a health insurance allowance are included as part of the program.

  • The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program This program is open to U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents and offers a competitive stipend as well as insurance, relocation, and travel allowances. This program offers one to three year postdoctoral fellowships designed to increase the involvement of scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy. This program has a rolling admission.

  • The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP) NREIP is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Junior and Seniors, and Graduate students, under the guidance of a mentor, at a participating Navy Laboratory. The stipend amounts for the program are $5,500 for undergraduate students and $6,500 for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs.

  • National Physical Science Consortium has graduate fellowships for minorities and women in the physical sciences and related engineering fields.

  • Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships

  • www.PathwaysToScience.org, sponsored by The Institute for Broadening Participation, has 167 different postdoc and early career opportunities posted on the site, including postdoctoral fellowships, grants, travel awards, mentoring opportunities, and more. Visit the site to browse the full list, or use their advanced search page to narrow your results.

  • Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans honors and supports the graduate educations of 30 New Americans – permanent residents or naturalized citizens if born abroad; otherwise children of naturalized citizen parents -- each year.

  • The Sloan Foundation offers special scholarships to underrepresented minority students who are beginning their doctoral work in engineering, natural science, or mathematics.

Summer Programs

Questions about AMS employment services should be directed to emp-info@ams.org


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