This award was established in 2004. For the first three awards (2006-2008), the prize amount was US\$1,200. The prize was endowed by an anonymous donor in 2008, and starting with the 2009 prize, the amount is US\$5,000.
This US$5,000 prize is awarded annually. Departments of mathematical sciences in North America that offer at least a bachelors degree in mathematical sciences are eligible.Most Recent Award: 2021
The Department of Mathematics at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has received the 2021 AMS Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department for its long-standing, wide-ranging, and sustained outreach efforts aimed at elementary and middle school students, high school students, undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent PhDs.
Award announcement as seen in the news release.See previous winners
A letter of nomination may be submitted by one or more individuals. Nomination of the writer's own institution is permitted. The letter should describe the specific program(s) for which the department in being nominated as well as the achievements which make the program(s) an outstanding success, and may include any ancillary documents which support the success of the program(s). Where possible, the letter and documentation should address how these successes came about by 1) systematic, reproducible changes in programs that might be implemented by others, and/or 2) have value outside the mathematical community. The letter should not exceed two pages, with supporting documentation not to exceed an additional three pages.