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IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship 2021: Call for Nominations!

Thanks to a generous donation by the winners of the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics - Ian Agol, Jean Bourgain, Simon Donaldson, Alex Eskin, Christopher Hacon, Martin Hairer, Maxim Kontsevich, Vincent Lafforgue, Jacob Lurie, James McKernan, Terence Tao and Richard Taylor - IMU with the assistance of FIMU is opening a new call of the IMU Breakout Graduate Fel

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the conferences supported in 2020 are postponed till further notice.

The page will be updated as soon as travel restrictions lift and when official dates are announced by the organisers.

New call of the IMU-CDC Graduate Assistantships in Developing Countries Program (GRAID)

The Program provides modest support for emerging research groups, working in a developing country listed in Priority 1 or 2 of the IMU Definition, making it possible for them to fund their most talented students to study full-time and pursue a Master or PhD graduate degree in mathematics.
 
We invite applications from Teams consisting of a Principal Investigator plus his or her research group and an International Partner by March 15, 2021.
 

2020 CIMPA Research School on Functional Analysis and Applications, South Africa, 13-24 January, 2020

The "2020 CIMPA Research School on Functional Analysis and Applications" was held at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa during the period 13-24 January, 2020. The aim of the research school was to bring together postgraduate students and early researchers, who are within five years of graduation with their PhD, of South Africa’s higher institutions and those of the neighbouring countries who are working in the fields of functional analysis.

Three students have been awarded a BGF grant to complete their PhD. BGF grants are funded by the generous donations from all the Breakthrough Prize winners. The program is the subject of an interesting article by Della Dumbaugh appeared in the September 2019 Issue of the AMS Notices. The award of full PhD grants goes to three students from developing countries engaged in a PhD degree in the mathematical sciences in a developing country. 

IMU BREAKOUT GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED

IMU-Breakout Graduate Fellowships (BGF) awarded

The BGF Selection Committee of the CDC has completed during the month of September the evaluation of the nominations to BGF program received for the 2020 call. Three students have been awarded a BGF grant to complete a PhD program at their home countries: Benin, Indonesia and Uganda.

IMU-CDC very much appreciates the generous donations from all the Breakthrough Prize winners with which the BGF grants are funded.

The 2021 call will be announced in due time.

IMU-CDC Graduate Scholarships GRAID awarded

IMU-CDC Graduate Scholarships GRAID awarded

The Selection Committee has completed during the month of July the evaluation of the applications to GRAID (Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries) program received for the 2020 call. Three research teams of Benin, Nepal and Ivory Coast have been awarded a GRAID grant to support one PhD student each. A team of Cameroon has received a grant to support one PhD student and two MS students.

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