The EDGE Foundation

Program ID: EDGE-KAREN [#1159]
Program Title: The Karen EDGE Fellowship
Program Type: Fellowship or grant
Program Location: Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/09/06, updated 2021/09/03)
Program Description:    

Karen EDGE Fellowship logo The purpose of the Karen EDGE Fellowship Program is to support and enhance the research programs and collaborations of mid-career mathematicians who are underrepresented minorities. 

Eligibility: Fellowships are available to mid-career mathematicians employed in full-time positions in the U.S. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a Ph.D. or equivalent who are underrepresented minorities. Mathematicians of any gender identity are eligible.

Funding: The award consists of $8,000 per year for three years. Valid expenses include travel by the Fellow, the Fellow‘s graduate students, or the Fellow‘s collaborators for the purpose of advancing the proposed research project, scientific computing, supplies, books, and professional memberships. Teaching buyouts or salary supplements are not permitted.

The $8,000 includes funds to support one trip per year to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (travel only; the Institute will provide local expenses) to meet Karen Uhlenbeck and members of the IAS community. IAS will coordinate with Karen EDGE Fellows to find a time for this group visit.

The application is due  February 1, 2022, and  consists of the following:

  • Personal Statement (1 page)
  • Research Description (2 pages, not including references)
  • Curriculum vitae (2 pages)
  • Three-year plan for use of the Fellowship (1 page)
  • Budget Outline (1 page; include travel to Princeton, NJ)
  • Current and pending funding support

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Math Department, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711

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