Association for Women in Mathematics

Program ID: AWM-MS [#188]
Program Title: AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory
Program Location: Fairfax, Virginia 22030, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2013/02/15* finished (posted 2013/01/03, updated 2013/08/18, listed until 2013/07/03, private)
Program Description:    

ABOUT THE AWARD

The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics has established the AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory. This prize will be awarded every other year, beginning in 2014. The purpose of the award is to highlight exceptional research in some area of algebra by a woman early in her career. The field will be broadly interpreted to include number theory, cryptography, combinatorics and other applications, as well as more traditional areas of algebra. Candidates should be women, based at US institutions, within 10 years of receiving their PhD, or having not yet received tenure.

The AWM-Microsoft Research Prize serves to highlight to the community outstanding contributions by women in the field and to advance the careers of the prize recipients. The award is made possible by a generous contribution from Microsoft Research.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The 2014 AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory will be presented at the AWM Reception at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, MD in January 2014.

The nominator should fill out the cover sheet with their contact information and upload the nomination materials.

The nomination should include:

A one to three page letter of nomination highlighting the exceptional contributions of the candidate;

A curriculum vitae of the candidate not to exceed three pages and;

Two letters supporting the nomination (submitted independently).

Review of candidates will begin in mid-February. For full consideration, nominations should be submitted by February 15, 2013.


Application Material Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
www.awm-math.org
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11240 Waples Mill Road, Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030

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