AMS Undergraduate Travel Grants

for the Virtual Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 6 - 9, 2021

undergraduate presenter at JMM


The AMNSF logoS, with support from the National Science Foundation, offered Undergraduate Student Virtual Travel Grants for JMM 2021 to U.S. undergraduate students to participate in specific poster sessions and speaking sessions. These grants were available to all undergraduate students in the mathematical sciences.


The grant covered the JMM registration fee at the Undergraduate Student rate.  

This program supported full time undergraduate students currently enrolled at a U.S. institution who had been accepted to present at one of the following sessions at JMM:

  • MAA Undergraduate Student Poster Session
  • AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in Post-Baccalaureate Programs
  • Selected AMS Special Sessions that focus on Mathematical Research 


Where to apply

Applications were accepted online on An account (free for applicants) must be created in order to apply. The deadline to submit applications has passed and no new applications are being accepted at this time. 

Am I eligible for funding?

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at the time of application as a full time undergraduate student at a U.S. institution.
  • Applicants will be required to name an advisor or administrator at their institution who will verify their qualifications.
  • Any student wanting support must apply on their own behalf, even if they are part of a group project.
  • Note that the abstract deadline for the MAA Undergraduate Student Poster Session for 2021 JMM was November 6, 2020.
  • Students can apply for this virtual JMM support before they know the outcome regarding the acceptance of their poster or speaking abstract.

Details of support

  • Support for this program covered the Undergraduate Student registration fee to JMM 2021. 

  • Please note that applying for this support does not enroll you in one of the presentation sessions and it does not register you for the meeting.


All information about the Joint Mathematics Meetings can be found online here.

Note: The AMS Meetings Department will contact all awardees with the details about how to register for JMM. You should not register for JMM until you hear from the Meetings Department. 


Important dates to remember

  • November 30, 2020    Deadline for applications
  • January 6 – 9, 2021    Virtual Joint Mathematics Meetings


The travel grant program is administered by:

Programs Department
American Mathematical Society
201 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904

For questions, contact AMS Programs staff, or 800-321-4267, ext. 4096, or 401-455-4096.