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Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department

Award to a USA or Canada Higher Education Mathematics
Department to Recognize an Outstanding Program

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American Mathematical Society (AMS)

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Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada higher education mathematical sciences department in recognition of an outstanding program. Nominations are considered for a broad range of programs that add value to the mathematics community, either internally, or in relation to society at large.

Examples might include a department that runs a notable minority outreach program, a department that has instituted an unusually effective industrial mathematics internship program, a department that has promoted mathematics so successfully that a large fraction of its university's undergraduate population majors in mathematics, or a department that has made some form of innovation in its research support to faculty and/or graduate students, or which has created a special and innovative environment for some aspect of mathematics research.

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GrantWatch ID#: 160648

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The award amount is $5,000.

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The prize is awarded annually.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Departments of mathematical sciences in North America that offer at least a bachelors degree in mathematical sciences are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations for the Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department award are accepted every year between April 15 and September 15.

A letter of nomination may be submitted by one or more individuals. Nomination of the writer's own institution is permitted.

Nominations received by September 15 will be considered for the award announced the following spring; the non-winning nominations will automatically be reconsidered, without further updating, for the awards to be presented over the next two years.

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Nomination Form:

Those who prefer to submit by regular mail may send nominations to the AMS Secretary:
Professor Carla Savage, Box 8206
Computer Science Department
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8206

Professor Carla D. Savage
Telephone Number: 919-515-7863
Fax Number: 919-515-7896
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