Programs for Graduate Students and Recent PhDs
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AMS Student Chapters
AMS Student Chapters is a a program that will generate interest in the mathematical sciences and encourage students in their mathematical pursuits. The AMS provides annual funding for Student Chapter mathematical activities. Start your chapter today!
Career and Professional Development
- AMS Graduate Student Travel Grants to the Joint Mathematics Meetings and the Sectional Mathematics Meetings.
- PhD + epsilon An early-career mathematician blogs about her experiences and challenges.
- Jobs and Employment Assistance
- AMS Graduate Student Blog is a new blog by and for math graduate students, managed by Frank Morgan.
- How to Give a Good Colloquium
- AMS Graduate Student Membership is a free membership given to full-time graduate students by Institutional Member departments. Take advantage of your free benefits - get started by creating a web account.
- AMS Membership - 50% savings for first 5 years of regular membership is for individuals just out of graduate school and beginning their careers.
- National Postdoctoral Association
- Preparation of Future Faculty in Mathematics, PFF Project
- AMS Mathematics Research Communities Mathematics Research Communities (MRC) is open to mathematicians at the beginning of their research careers (those who are close to finishing their doctorates or have recently finished). U.S. citizens and individuals affiliated with U.S. institutions are welcome to apply.
- The AMS is a supporter of Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Fellows
- American Statistical Association's List of Internship Opportunities
- Annual listing of "Doctoral Degrees Conferred"
- MIT Open Courseware
- FieldsLive: Live Streaming from the Fields Institute
- Additional programs and opportunities for grants, awards, prizes and fellowships are listed here.
- Information regarding conferences, K-12 programs, college and beyond programs, workshops and RCCWs are listed here.
Funding and Fellowships
- The CUNY Graduate Center Fellowships
- AMS-Simons Travel Grants for those beginning their research careers
- The National Security Agency
- AMS Graduate Student Travel Grants and other funding opportunities
- The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program This fellowship program provides students with a three-year annual stipend of \$34,000 and a \$12,000 cost-of-education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution). The program recognizes and supports graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.
- The National Science Foundation's Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships This fellowship program provides support for recent PhDs in the mathematical sciences. There are two options for awardees: Research Fellowship and Research Instructorship.
- The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG) This fellowship program is sponsored by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science and/or engineering programs. The fellowships are for three year tenures. The stipends begin at \$30,500 for the first year fellows, \$31,000 for second year fellows, and \$31,500 for the third year fellows. Full tuition and fees and a health insurance allowance are included as part of the program.
- The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program This program is open to U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents and offers a competitive stipend as well as insurance, relocation, and travel allowances. This program offers one to three year postdoctoral fellowships designed to increase the involvement of scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy. This program has a rolling admission.
- The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP) NREIP is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Junior and Seniors, and Graduate students, under the guidance of a mentor, at a participating Navy Laboratory. The stipend amounts for the program are \$5,500 for undergraduate students and \$6,500 for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs.
- National Physical Science Consortium has graduate fellowships for minorities and women in the physical sciences and related engineering fields.
- Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
- www.PathwaysToScience.org, sponsored by The Institute for Broadening Participation, has 167 different postdoc and early career opportunities posted on the site, including postdoctoral fellowships, grants, travel awards, mentoring opportunities, and more. Visit the site to browse the full list, or use their advanced search page to narrow your results.
- Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans honors and supports the graduate educations of 30 New Americans – permanent residents or naturalized citizens if born abroad; otherwise children of naturalized citizen parents -- each year.
- The Sloan Foundation offers special scholarships to underrepresented minority students who are beginning their doctoral work in engineering, natural science, or mathematics.
- The NSA Summer Program for Graduate Students
- AMS-AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Summer Fellowship
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