Association for Women in Mathematics
$250 to $1,000 annually, non-renewable.
Between one and six awards are offered annually.
The Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize was established in 1990 by the executive committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and is named for AWM former President and one of its founding members, Alice T. Schafer, who has contributed a great deal to women in mathematics throughout her career. The Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize will be awarded to an undergraduate woman for excellence in mathematics. All members of the mathematical community are invited to submit nominations for the prize. The nominee may be at any level in her undergraduate career. The letter of nomination should include, but is not limited to, an evaluation of the nominee on the following criteria: quality of performance in advanced mathematics courses and special programs; demonstration of real interest in mathematics; ability for independent work in mathematics; and performance in mathematical competitions at the local or national level, if any. The Schafer Prize will be awarded at the Joint Prize Session in January.
Information about the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize is available on the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) website. Each applicant must be nominated by a professor or an adviser. With th ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.