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Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

Award to a USA, Canada, or International
Mathematician for Contributions to Math Education

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Funding Source:

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American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Deadline Date:

09/15/18

Description:

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An award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International mathematician, or a group of mathematicians, to recognize outstanding contributions to mathematics education. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have made a contribution of lasting value to the field. This award program aims to recognize:

(a) Accomplished mathematicians who have worked directly with pre-college teachers to enhance teachers’ impact on mathematics achievement for all students; or

(b) Sustainable and replicable contributions by mathematicians to improving the mathematics education of students in the first two years of college.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160647

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The $1,000 award is given annually.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award is given annually to a mathematician (or group of mathematicians) who has made significant contributions of lasting value to mathematics education.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations for the Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning or Mathematics are accepted every year with a deadline of September 15th.

The online nomination form is strongly encouraged, however, nominations may be submitted by email or by postal mail.

Nomination Procedure: Letters of nomination may be submitted by one or more individuals. The letter of nomination should describe the significant contributions made by the nominee(s) and provide evidence of the impact these contributions have made on the teaching and learning of mathematics. The letter of nomination should not exceed two pages, and may include supporting documentation not to exceed three additional pages. A brief curriculum vitae for each nominee should also be included. The non-winning nominations will automatically be reconsidered, without further updating, for the awards to be presented over the next two years.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online nomination form:
http://www.ams.org/profession/prizes-awards/nominations?prizeId=12

Nominations may be mailed to:
Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
c/o AMS Washington Office
1527 Eighteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

For further questions please email or call the Foundation:

Email Form: http://www.ams.org/cgi-bin/fmail/fmail.cgi?emailto=52616e646f6d49568cde91b76ce2f7cb46e5a85643ea406c28215b50f1939edf&name=AMS%20Washington%20Office&subject=Award%20for%20Impact%20on%20the%20Teaching%20and%20Learning%20of%20Mathematics

Phone: 202-588-1100

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