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Graduate Student Travel Grants

Meetings are an important part of any young mathematical scientist's professional development. Listening to talks, meeting active researchers, connecting with old friends, learning about professional issues and resources, and making new professional connections are building blocks of the early career.

The AMS, with support from a private gift, accepts applications for partial support for two types of AMS meetings:

The Joint Mathematics Meetings

January JMM:  January 4 - 7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia. Applications are accepted during the open period from August - September. This program supports ONLY selected doctoral students in mathematics who are in their last year of study (That is, applicants must not have received their doctoral degrees before the travel takes place but must expect to receive them within twelve months of the JMM). Grants will only be awarded once. Any student that has previously received a Travel Grant for the JMM will not be eligible to receive another JMM Travel Grant.
Application Opened August 12, Deadline September 28, 2016 at 11:59pm EASTERN TIME.

AMS Sectional Meetings

Fall 2016 (September 24-25, 2016, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME; October 8-9, 2016, University of Denver, Denver, CO; October 28-30, 2016, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN; November 12-13, 2016, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Raleigh, NC. Applications for any of these four sectional meetings will be accepted and considered as a group. The program accepts applications from current full time doctoral students. Application period is closed. No new applications will be accepted.


Spring 2017: (March 10-12, 2017, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC; April 1-2, 2017, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; April 22-23, 2017, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; May 6-7, 2017, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY). Applications for any one of these four sectional meetings will be accepted and considered as a group. This program accepts applications from current full time doctoral students. Spring sectional applications may be made here


Where to Apply:

Applications are only accepted online through MathPrograms.org. An account must be created in order to apply. Please click here for the JMM 2017 Applications. Spring 2017 Grad Student Travel Grant applications may be found here.

March 7-8, 2015 (Saturday - Sunday) Georgetown University, Washington, DC - See more at: http://www.ams.org/meetings/sectional/sectional.html#sthash.4anF1AoC.dpuf
March 7-8, 2015 (Saturday - Sunday) Georgetown University, Washington, DC (Spring Northeastern Section Meeting)
Meeting # 1107, Notices Program Issue: March 2015, Abstract Issue: 36/2
Deadlines    Program       Special Event or Lecture   

 

March 13-15, 2015 (Friday - Sunday) Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Central Spring Sectional Meeting)
Meeting # 1108, Abstract Issue: 36/2
Deadlines    Program         

 

March 27-29, 2015 (Friday - Sunday) University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL (Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting)
Meeting # 1109, Abstract Issue: 36/2
Deadlines    Program         

 

April 18-19, 2015 (Saturday - Sunday) University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
- See more at: http://www.ams.org/meetings/sectional/sectional.html#sthash.4anF1AoC.dpuf




















 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 7-8, 2015 (Saturday - Sunday) Georgetown University, Washington, DC (Spring Northeastern Section Meeting)
Meeting # 1107, Notices Program Issue: March 2015, Abstract Issue: 36/2
Deadlines    Program       Special Event or Lecture   

 

March 13-15, 2015 (Friday - Sunday) Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Central Spring Sectional Meeting)
Meeting # 1108, Abstract Issue: 36/2
Deadlines    Program         

 

March 27-29, 2015 (Friday - Sunday) University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL (Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting)
Meeting # 1109, Abstract Issue: 36/2
Deadlines    Program         

 

April 18-19, 2015 (Saturday - Sunday) University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
- See more at: http://www.ams.org/meetings/sectional/sectional.html#sthash.4anF1AoC.dpuf

Conditions of awards:

  • Each program supports only selected doctoral students in mathematics. For the JMM grants, applications are accepted from those in their last year of study only (That is, applicants must not have received their doctoral degrees before the travel takes place but must expect to receive them within twelve months of the JMM).  For the Sectional meeting grants, full time doctoral students at domestic institutions may apply.
  • Sectional Travel Grants will only be awarded ONCE. Any student that applies for support after receiving a grant for a previous Fall or Spring Sectional will not be eligible to receive another Sectional Travel Grant.
  • The current institution of the applicant MUST be more than 50 miles from the site of the meeting per google maps. 
  • A representative of the university must submit a statement verifying the expected date of graduation.  Each awardee's university is strongly encouraged, but not required, to provide matching support. 
  • Support level for the January JMM is $500. Support level for sectional meetings is $250. 
  • Support is only available after the meeting when proof of attendance can be provided.  In no case will support exceed the amounts stated here.
  • Each application cycle is a selective process and applicants may or may not receive an award.

All information about the Joint Mathematics Meetings and AMS Sectional Meetings can be found in the Meetings section of the AMS website. Please take note of deadlines for papers; travel grant applicants or awardees are completely responsible to make their own travel and meeting arrangements. 

This travel grant program is being administered by:

Membership & Programs Department
American Mathematical Society
201 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904

For questions, contact Membership & Programs staff, or 800-321-4267, ext. 4060, or 401-455-4060.


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