Because of a liberal gift by the Simons Foundation, NY the Commission for Developing Countries (CDC) of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) is propelling the IMU-Simons African Fellowship Program to bolster look into visits of mathematicians living and working in creating nations in Africa.
fifteenth January, 2017 (Decisions will be made by February 28, 2017)
fifteenth March, 2017 (Decisions will be made by April 30, 2017)
fifteenth May, 2017 (Decisions will be made by June 31,2017
Offered Annually? Yes. Until 2021
Qualified Countries: African nations
To be taken at (nation): Worldwide
About the Award: The IMU-Simons African Fellowship Program bolsters investigate vacations for mathematicians from AFRICAN creating nations utilized in AFRICA to go to an Internationally known scientific focal point of magnificence/college (WORLDWIDE) for communitarian examine.
The program is not for any post graduate courses or post doctoral preparing yet for a LIMITED RESEARCH PERIOD. The grant takes care of TRAVEL and LIVING COSTS of African mathematicians working in Africa (Specifically originating from a developing nation, the meaning of which is controlled by the IMU for every one of its plans) amid the vacation.
Offered Since: 2016
The candidate needs to hold a substantial doctoral degree (PhD) in science.
The African candidate must be based (work environment) in an African developing nation.
The candidate must be utilized as a mathematician in a personnel of a college or a proportional advanced education organization.
The candidate ought to as of now have set up contact with a mathematician in the host establishment in scientific focal point of greatness worldwide and ought to have a positive research arrange together with the host, which must be submitted alongside the educational programs vitae of both mathematicians at the season of applying for this allow. This arrangement ought to be endorsed by the host also.
The candidate ought to have been conceded suitable time away from his/her home foundation which will cover the time of the visit.
The application should likewise be joined by a formal letter of welcome from the host establishment, which obviously indicates the time of the (short) investigate visit and in addition the degree of its monetary responsibility and support. It is normal that the host foundation would at any rate offer office space, free Internet get to and other essential amenities.The welcome needs to originate from the senior member of the staff for the host organization.
The insignificant length of a visit that could be positively considered would be one month. There is no maximal length yet it must be a holiday/explore visit not an association position in the host establishment (e.g. doing a post-doctoral).
Estimation of Scholarship: The concede under this plan will cover:
Travel costs from the work environment of the candidate to that of the host to the degree of economy class airfare (Public) transport (surface transport by rail or transport between the closest city where the airplane terminal is found and the central station of the applicant or the city/town where the host foundation is found, if vital)
Travel protection charges
Fundamental living expenses
Convenience cost (visitor place of the establishment or leased level if conceivable).
Most extreme four (4) Taxi admissions (on accommodation of receipts) might be permitted to go between the habitation and the air terminal/railroad station (upon landing and takeoff).
Instructions to Apply: It is vital to experience the essential application necessities and processes before applying.
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Grant Provider: Simons Foundation, New York