Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate Student
The Morgan Prize is awarded for outstanding research in mathematics. It is made jointly by the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
The US$1,200 prize is awarded annually to any undergraduate student in a college or university in Canada, Mexico, the United States or its possessions, for outstanding research in mathematics.
See Call for Nominations in April 2014 Notices of the AMS
Nominations with supporting information should be submitted, during the nomination period, through this online form: ams.org/profession/prizes-awards/nominations. The research paper (or papers) may be submitted for consideration. A curriculum vitae should be included. Those who prefer to submit by regular mail may send nominations to the AMS Secretary, Professor Carla Savage, Box 8206, Computer Science Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8206. Those nominations will be forwarded by the Secretary to the prize selection committee.
Most Recent Prize: 2015
Levent Alpoge received the 2015 Morgan Prize for several contributions in the fields of number theory, probability, and combinatorics. Honorable Mention went to Akhil Mathew for his senior thesis where he introduced several new ideas in descent theory and Galois theory for structuring ring spectra.
About this Prize
The prize was established in 1995. It is entirely endowed by a gift from Mrs. Frank (Brennie) Morgan.
See previous prizes
Photo courtesy of the Morgan family.