Association for Women in Mathematics

Program ID: AWM-2022ATS [#1140]
Program Title: AWM ALICE T. SCHAFER MATHEMATICS PRIZE
Program Type: Prize or award
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02940, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/08/15, updated 2021/08/09)
Program Description:    

ABOUT THE AWARD

The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) calls for nominations for the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize to be awarded to an undergraduate woman for excellence in mathematics. All members of the mathematical community are invited to submit nominations for the Prize. The nominee may be at any level in her undergraduate career but must be an undergraduate as of October 1, 2021. She must either be a U.S. citizen or have a school address in the United States. The Schafer Prize was established in 1990 by the Executive Committee of the AWM and is named for AWM former president and one of its founding members, Alice T. Schafer, who contributed a great deal to women in mathematics throughout her career.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2022 SCHAFER PRIZE

The Schafer Prize will be awarded at the annual Joint Mathematics Meetings in January.

The letters of nomination should include, but is not limited to, an evaluation of the nominee on the following criteria:

  • quality of performance in advanced mathematics courses and special programs
  • demonstration of real interest in mathematics
  • ability for independent work in mathematics
  • performance in mathematical competitions at the local or national level, if any

NOMINATION PACKET 

A nomination packet should be compiled into 1 PDF file for submission and include: 

  • One letter of nomination (at most three pages) highlighting the exceptional contributions of the candidate to be recognized.
  • A copy of the student’s transcripts that indicates the undergraduate level.
  • Additional supporting materials should be included with the nomination, if applicable. Example supporting materials include: reports from summer work using math, copies of talks given, recommendation letters from professors, colleagues, etc. 
  • The name, position, institution, address, phone, and e-mail address of the nominee and the nominator should be included in the mathprograms.org cover sheet.

Questions? email awm@awm-math.org.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your nomination:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
www.awm-math.org
 
Association for Women in Mathematics
P.O. Box 40876
Providence RI 02940

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