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Funding Opportunities

The CDC is delighted to offer targeted funding programs to enable research and cooperation between mathematicians in developing countries and the rest of the world.

The objective of these programs is to enhance the mathematical capacity in developing countries to conduct research, to support local initiatives and capacity building programs.

CDC provides tailored support to mathematicians with a selection of funding opportunities for graduates, PhD students, postdocs, researchers and staff offered by the IMU or in collaboration with various mathematical institutions and organizations.

Grants for Conference Organizers

Conference Support Program Website | Flyer


Reserach Travel Grants for Individuals

Abel Visiting Scholar Program Website | Flyer

Simons Research Fellowship Program Website

Individual Travel Support Program (Program Closed)

Grants for Graduate Students

Grants for Institutions

Volunteer Lecturer Program Website | Flyer

Library Assistance Scheme


Grants for Projects

Grants for Conference Participants at ICM

Submitting an Application

The links for the online application forms for the programs and all requirements can be found on their respective pages.


Our grantees share how our programs value-added to their career in mathematics, furthered their research projects, and helped to strengthen their networks in the international mathematics community.

Read the full testimonials here.