2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries


2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries , and applications are submitted till April 30, 2015 for research visits. The Niels Henrik Abel Board and the International Mathematical Union invite applications from mathematicians professionally based in developing countries to visit an international research collaborator for a period of one month. The period is extendable for up to three months in the case of matching support from the host institution. The selection criteria is based on the the quality of the project and the benefit/added value for the home institution/country. The grant will cover health insurance, visa cost, all travel (economy flights or equivalent) and living expenses including accommodation for one month for up to a total maximum amount of USD 5,000 per mathematician. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Developing Countries

Level: postdoctoral progarmme.

Field(s): mathematics

Deadline: The following deadlines apply:

  • April 30, 2015 for research visits between September 1 and December 31, 2015
  • August 31, 2015 for research visits between January 1 and April 30, 2016.

December 31, 2015 or research visits between April 1 and August 31, 2016

Funded By: The Niels Henrik Abel Board and the International Mathematical Union

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries is targeted for Citizens of a developing country (Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bisau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan,  Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., 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, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for this scholarship.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Scholarship is awarded for a period of one month. The period is extendable for up to three months in the case of matching support from the host institution.

Scholarship covers: The grant will cover health insurance, visa cost, all travel (economy flights or equivalent) and living expenses including accommodation for one month for up to a total maximum amount of USD 5,000 per mathematician.

Description

The Niels Henrik Abel Board and the International Mathematical Union invite applications from mathematicians professionally based in developing countries to visit an international research collaborator for a period of one month.

The period is extendable for up to three months in the case of matching support from the host institution.

The  2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries program is designed for post doctoral mathematicians in the early stages of their professional careers.

It is designed to offer the opportunity for a ‘research sabbatical,’ a necessary complement to teaching and other academic duties for mathematicians desiring to also sustain a viable research program

Eligibility

To apply for 2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries, applicants must

‣ hold at the time of application a PhD in Mathematics,

‣ be based in a developing country at the time of application

‣ hold a position in a university/ research institution

‣ be in the early stages of their professional careers, more precisely: the applicants should not yet be of full professorial rank but have a working contract in a university/ college and be under 40 years of age at the day of the application deadline.

‣ Applications from women mathematicians are strongly encouraged.

‣ The applicant must already have initiated research contact with the proposed international research partner. The collaboration should take place at the international partner’s home institution.

‣ Therefore for the application deadline of April 30, 2015, applicants should be born on or after April 30, 1975. The maximum age may be increased by up to three years in the case of an individual with a broken career pattern (applicants should be born on or after April, 30, 1972). This should be noted in the application together with the reason for the broken career pattern.

Selection Criteria for  2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries

‣ The selection criteria is based on the the quality of the project and the benefit/added value for the home institution/country.

Scholarship Application Method 

  2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries applications should be sent by email. Each application must include:

  • A curriculum vitae including a list of recent publications
  • A research plan for the visit
  • An official invitation from the institution of the international research partner
  • One letter of recommendation
  • A copy of the PhD certificate
  • A statement about the current employment status/ position in the home institution

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: The following deadlines apply:

  • April 30, 2015 for research visits between September 1 and December 31, 2015
  • August 31, 2015 for research visits between January 1 and April 30, 2016.
  • December 31, 2015 or research visits between April 1 and August 31, 2016

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about 2016 Abel Visiting Scholarship for Developing Countries




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