Travel Grant Program for ICM 2014
Please note: This program is dependent on funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Funding for U.S. mathematicians attending ICM 2014 in Seoul, Korea
The American Mathematical Society has applied to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for funds to permit partial travel support for U.S. mathematicians attending the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2014) August 13 - 21, 2014, in Seoul, Korea. Subject to the award decision by the NSF, the Society is preparing to administer the selection process, which would be similar to previous programs funded in 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010
This program is open to U.S. mathematicians (those who are U.S. citizens or affiliated with a U.S. institution).
Early career mathematicians (those within six years of their doctorate), women and underrepresented minorities will be especially encouraged to apply. Early career
mathematicians will be required to supply one letter from an individual who has made a commitment to serve as a mentor to the applicant during the period leading up to the International Congress, advising him or her about the appropriate sessions and activities in which to participate at the ICM-2014. Early career applicants will have the option of submitting one additional letter of recommendation. Please note that for any program, fellowship, prize or award that has a maximum period of eligibility after receipt of the doctoral degree, the selection committee may use discretion in making exceptions to the limit on eligibility for candidates whose careers have been interrupted for reasons such as family or health. You should state your exception on the application.
ICM 2014 Invited Speakers from U.S. institutions who desire funding should submit applications (see below).
Conditions on Funding
Should the proposal to the NSF be funded, the following conditions will apply:
Mathematicians accepting grants for partial support of the travel to ICM 2014 may not supplement them with any other NSF funds. It is the intention of the NSF's Division of Mathematical Sciences to provide no additional funds on its other regular research grants for travel to ICM in 2014.
An individual mathematician who does not accept a travel grant may use regular NSF grant funds, subject to the usual restrictions and prior approval requirements.
The application period will be September 1 – November 15, 2013. Applications will be collected on www.mathprograms.org.
For questions about the travel grant program, contact the AMS Membership and Programs Department, by email: Steven Ferrucci, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 800-321-4267, ext. 4113, or 401-455-4113.
All information currently available about the ICM 2014 program, organization, and registration procedure is located on the ICM 2014 website.