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.
Level: Research Prize
Field(s): Researchers working in any branch of the mathematical sciences
Deadline: 1 February 2017
Funded By: Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the International Mathematical Union (IMU), and the DST.
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): The Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians is targeted for 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) .
‣ Award No: The Prize is usually awarded to one person, but may be shared equally among recipients who have contributed to the same body of work.
‣ Scholarship Duration: 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.
‣ Scholarship covers: The Prize carries a $15,000 cash award.
‣ 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.
The The Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians 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
Selection Criteria for The Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians
‣ 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.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Please send nominations to math-at-ictp.it describing the work of the nominee in adequate detail.
Nominations should be made through the online system:
‣ 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.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on1 February 2017
‣ 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.