International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship 2024. (Fully Funded)

March 12, 2024

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International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship 2024. (Fully Funded)

International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship 2024. (Fully Funded)

Scholarship Description:

International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship 2024. (Fully Funded) is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of Mathematics taught at Offered by International Mathematical Union (IMU). The deadline of the scholarship is 31 May 2024.

Degree Level:

International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship 2024. (Fully Funded) is available to undertake PhD level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Mathematics

Scholarship Benefits:

The IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program offers a substantial grant of up to a maximum of USD 10,000 per year. This grant comprehensively covers various aspects of the student’s academic journey:

  • Full Tuition Fee: The fellowship program covers the entire tuition fee, providing financial relief for the academic program.

  • Accommodation Expenses: Substantial support is offered for accommodation expenses, ensuring a comfortable living arrangement for the student.

  • Travel Expenses to the Host Institution: If the host institution differs from the student’s home country, the grant extends to cover travel expenses, facilitating a smooth transition.

  • Basic Living Expenses: The fellowship encompasses basic living expenses, which are adjusted based on the cost of living in the country where the student pursues their doctoral program.

This generous fellowship program aims to alleviate financial burdens, allowing graduate students to focus on their studies and research endeavors.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for the IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Required Language: Proficiency in English is mandatory for applicants.

  • Nomination Process: Students cannot self-apply for the fellowship. Instead, nominations are to be made by professional mathematicians, including those who have superannuated but continue to mentor young students. It is preferable that the nominator has been actively mentoring the nominee.

  • Residency and Citizenship: Applicants must be both a resident and citizen of a developing country, promoting opportunities for individuals in regions with fewer resources.

  • Doctoral Program Enrollment: The student must either be pre-accepted to join a doctoral program in the first academic year after the selection or already be enrolled in a doctoral program at a university or research institution based in a developing country.

  • No Age Limit: There is no age limit imposed for student applicants, encouraging candidates from diverse age groups.

  • Nomination for Women: Nomination for women students is strongly encouraged, promoting gender inclusivity in the fellowship program.

  • Fellowship Duration: The fellowship is sanctioned for one year at a time and is renewable annually. Renewal is contingent on satisfactory progress and will cease when the awardee completes the doctoral program or after four years, whichever occurs earlier.

    About the Scholarship:

      IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program 2024 offers fully funded PhD scholarships tailored for international students. These scholarships, sponsored by the International Mathematical Union (IMU), provide financial support of up to USD 10,000 annually, covering tuition fees, accommodation, travel expenses, and living expenses.

      Esteemed professional mathematicians are encouraged to nominate exceptionally motivated and mathematically adept students hailing from developing countries. The intent is for these promising individuals to pursue a doctoral degree in a developing country, including their home nation.

      Nominees are expected to demonstrate a consistently impressive academic record and exhibit a sincere commitment to forging a career in research and teaching within the field of mathematics.

      The benefactors, namely the International Mathematical Union and The Friends of the International Mathematical Union, aspire that these fellowships contribute to the education of the upcoming generation of mathematicians. The ultimate goal is to foster lasting benefits for the home countries of the selected fellowship recipients.

      Application Procedure:

      To initiate your application for the IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program, adhere to the following instructions:

        Register on the International Mathematical Union Platform:

        Begin the application process by registering on the International Mathematical Union Platform. Register Here

          Fill in the Online Application Form:

          Complete the  on the platform.

            Prepare Materials for the Selection Process (PDF Format Only):

            Gather the necessary materials required for the selection process. Ensure all documents are in PDF format for upload.

              • Statement from nominator
              • Scanned copy of student (nominee) passport
              • Official letter of pre-acceptance in the PhD Program
              • Budget of total expenses requested
              • PhD Supervisor CV
              • Research Project
              • Two letters of recommendation (excluding nominator)
              • Transcripts of coursework (certified copies) for both BSc and MSc degrees
              • Nominee CV
              • Nominee letter of motivation, research project, and future plans
              • Nominator declaration
              • PhD Supervisor declaration
              • Nominee (student) declaration


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