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Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries, 2015

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the International Mathematical Union (IMU) annually award Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries. The Prize is awarded to a researcher who is less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the year of the award and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country. The Prize is usually awarded to one person but may be shared equally among recipients who have contributed to the same body of work. The Prize carries a $15,000 cash award. The application deadline is 15th April 2015.

Study Subject(s): Researchers working in any branch of the mathematical sciences are eligible.
Course Level: Prize is available for young mathematicians who have conducted outstanding research in a developing country.
Programme Provider: Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the International Mathematical Union (IMU), and the DST.
Award can be taken at: Developing Countries (The winner will be invited to ICTP to receive the Prize and deliver a lecture.)

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Eligibility:
-The Prize winner must be less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the year of the award, and have conducted outstanding research in a developing country. Researchers working in any branch of the mathematical sciences are eligible.
-Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries

Open for International Students:  Citizens of developing countries (Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, Sao Tome and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Laos, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Ivory Coast, Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for this Ramanujan prize.

Description:  The Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries has been awarded annually since the first winner was announced in 2005. The Prize is now funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India (DST), and will be administered jointly by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the International Mathematical Union (IMU), and the DST.

Number of award(s): The Prize is usually awarded to one person, but may be shared equally among recipients who have contributed to the same body of work.

Duration of award(s): The Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India has now agreed to fund the Prize for a 5 year period, starting with the 2014 Prize.

What does it cover? The Prize carries a $15,000 cash award.

Selection Criteria: The Selection Committee will take into account not only the scientific quality of the research, but also the background of the candidate and the environment in which the work was carried out.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Please send nominations to math-at-ictp.it describing the work of the nominee in adequate detail. Nominations should include a CV and a list of publications, as well as a letter of recommendation. Additional supporting letters are encouraged. Self-nominations are strongly discouraged.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th April 2015.

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  3. sheeba praveena says:

    heelo sir iam ( sc) candite iam joning to P.H.D HAVE COMPLETED MY MSC IN sericulture FROM padamavathi mahila UNIVERSITY. tirupathi iam joning .Phd so how to apply in Fellowships wating for your respance sir [email protected]

  4. sheeba praveena says:

    heelo sir iam ( sc) candite iam joning to P.H.D HAVE COMPLETED MY MSC IN sericulture FROM padamavathi mahila UNIVERSITY. tirupathi iam joning .Phd so how to apply in Fellowships wating for your respance sir

  5. AKSHAYA KRISHNAGOPAL says:

    I HAVE COMPLETED MY MSC IN BIOTECHNOLOGY FROM MADRAS UNIVERSITY. I WISH TO DO RESEARCH ie.Phd AND I REQUEST YOUTO SUGGEST ME HOW AND WHERE TO JOIN THE RESEACH COURSE AND I WISH TO AVAILTHE SCHOLARSHIP ALSO. PLEASE REPLY BY MAIL TO PROCEED FURTHER IN THE MATTER.

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  6. Vijay says:

    Dear Mr. Ashwin Mahajan,

    The ramajuan fellow should have Mater’s degree or Ph.D in engineering.

    Since you dont have these qualifications, you will not be selected

    best wishes,

    N.Vijay Kumar
    Asst.Professor,
    Delhi University

  7. Ashwin S Mahajan says:

    Hello Sir/Ma’am,
    I am current employed in L&T Infotech Ltd. I have done B E from University oF Pune with Good Score (First Class with Distinction).I have great desire to pursue the higher Education from a reputed University. I have 2.5 years of sound professional experience in SAP. Therefore I gave exams like GRE and TOEFL. and have scored as follows:
    GRE :1400
    TOEFL: 105.
    Also, I have got admission to Texas A&M University, MAYS Business School for MS in Management Information Systems Fall 2008. However, I havent got any financial aid….
    Would I be able to secure Ramunajam Fellowship if I apply for the same??
    Regards,
    Ashwin Mahajan.

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