2014/15 AMS Centennial Fellowships in Mathematics, USA

American Mathematical Society offers AMS Centennial Fellowships in Mathematics in the USA. Applications will be accepted from those who currently holding a tenured, tenure track, post-doctoral or comparable (at the discretion of the selection committee) position at an institution in North America. The number of fellowships to be awarded is small and depends on the amount of money contributed to the program. The stipend for fellowships awarded for 2014-2015 is US$85,000 with an additional expense allowance of about US$8500. Acceptance of the fellowship cannot be postponed. Applications will be accepted from October 1 through December 1, 2013.. The AMS Centennial Research Fellowship Program makes awards annually to outstanding mathematicians to help further their careers in research. From 1997-2001, the fellowship program was aimed at recent PhDs. Recently, the AMS Council approved changes in the rules for the fellowships. The primary selection criterion for the Centennial Fellowship is the excellence of the candidate’s research..  Scholarships are available for pursuing research program
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The eligibility rules are as follows. The primary selection criterion for the Centennial Fellowship is the excellence of the candidate’s research.
· Preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive fellowship support in the past.
· Recipients may not hold the Centennial Fellowship concurrently with other major research award such as a Sloan fellowship, NSF Postdoctoral fellowship, or career award.
· Under normal circumstances, the fellowship cannot be deferred.
· A recipient of the fellowship shall have held his or her doctoral degree for at least three years and not more than twelve years at the inception of the award (that is, received between September 1, 2002 and September 1, 2011).
· Applications will be accepted from those currently holding a tenured, tenure track, post
· doctoral, or comparable (at the discretion of the selection committee) position at an institution in North America.
· For any program, fellowship, prize or award that has a maximum period of eligibility after receipt of the doctoral degree, the selection committee may use discretion in making exceptions to the limit on eligibility for candidates whose careers have been interrupted for reasons such as family or health.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The stipend for fellowships awarded for 2014-2015 is US$85,000, with an additional expense allowance of about US$8500. Acceptance of the fellowship cannot be postponed.  
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships:  The number of fellowships to be awarded is small and depends on the amount of money contributed to the program.

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