Do you want to further an education in USA? Good news! Abel Visiting Scholar Program is currently ongoing application at International Mathematical Union. In this article, we will discuss more about the scholarship, its worth, eligibility and application process.
Abel Visiting Scholar Program in US is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Mathematics. This scholarship is provided by International Mathematical Union. The International Mathematical Union invites applications for Abel Visiting Scholar Program from mathematicians professionally located in developing countries to visit an international research collaborator for a period of one month.
The International Mathematical Union is an international non-governmental organization committed to international cooperation in the field of mathematics across the world. The union is a member of the International Science Council and promote the International Congress of Mathematicians. Its members are national mathematics organizations from over 80 countries.
The aim of the International Mathematical Union are enhancing international cooperation in mathematics, supporting and assisting the International Congress of Mathematicians and other international scientific meetings/conferences, accepting exceptional research contributions to mathematics through the awarding of scientific prizes, and urging and supporting other international mathematical activities, considered likely to contribute to the development of mathematical science in any of its aspects, whether pure, educational or applied.
The International Mathematical Union was founded in 1920, but terminated in September 1932 and then re-established 1950 de facto at the Constitutive Convention in New York, de jure on September 10, 1951, when ten countries had become members.
However, the last achievement was the General Assembly in March 1952, in Rome, Italy where the activities of the new union were initiated and the first Executive Committee, President and various commissions were elected.
In 1952, the International Mathematical Union was also readmitted to the ICSU. The past president of the Union is Shigefumi Mori (2015–2018) and the current president is Carlos Kenig. At the 16th meeting of the union General Assembly in Bangalore, India, in August 2010, Berlin was chosen as the location of the permanent office of the International Mathematical Union, which was opened on January 1, 2011, and is hosted by the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), an institute of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific Community, with almost 120 scientists engaging in mathematical research applied to complex problems in industry and commerce.
Worth of Abel Visiting Scholar Program
All successful candidates of Abel Visiting Scholar Program will receive scholarship grant about $4,400(5,000 Dollars) partial funding which also include Travel costs, Visa fees, Basic living cost and accommodation, and Travel insurance charges.
Eligibility for Abel Visiting Scholar Program
- To be eligible for Abel Visiting Scholar Program, you should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics.
- Each candidate should be from a developing country to be qualified for the scholarship.
- To be qualified for the scholarship, each candidate should have been working with a University or College on a contract basis. He/She should also be in the early stages of their professional careers and below 40 years of age on the day of the application deadline.
- The applicants should be in a particular position in a university/research institution to be eligible for Abel Visiting Scholar Program.
- Please note that the age factor is relaxed for the candidates with a broken career pattern, provided that the application must be added with the reason for the same.
Documents required for Abel Visiting Scholar Program
- Candidates applying for Abel Visiting Scholar Program should submit a well detailed Curriculum Vitae which include a list of recent publications.
- You need to submit a copy of the official invitation from the institution of the international research partner and a letter of recommendation.
- Documents stating a research plan for the visit should also be submitted.
- You need to submit copies of your Ph.D. certificates and budget estimation.
- Please note that current employment status and position in the home institution signed and stamped by the employer should also be provided including the time frame of your employment.
How to Apply for Abel Visiting Scholar Program
If you are interested in Abel Visiting Scholar Program and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the official website to apply. You can also apply here.
Application Deadline for Abel Visiting Scholar Program
The application deadline for the scholarship is April 30, 2022.
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