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IMU–Simons African Fellowship Program 2021 for Mathematicians

IMU–Simons African Fellowship Program 2021 for Mathematicians

Deadline: 1 October 2021
Open to: African applicants with PhD in mathematics
Benefits: fellowship up to USD 5,000


Applications for the IMU–Simons African Fellowship Program 2021 are now open. The Fellowship Program supports research sabbaticals for mathematicians from African developing countries employed in Africa to travel to an internationally known mathematical center of excellence (worldwide) for collaborative research.

The Simons Foundation is a private foundation based in New York City, incorporated in 1994 by Jim and Marilyn Simons. The Simons Foundation’s mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences. They sponsor a range of programs in the sciences, including grants programs in mathematics and the physical sciences. The primary focus of the foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences division is the theoretical sciences radiating from mathematics: in particular, the fields of mathematics, theoretical computer science and theoretical physics.



All travel and living expenses of the grantees will be covered by the fellowship up to USD 5,000.

How to apply

To apply, take the following steps:

For more information, please visit the official webpage.