CAM Summer Graduate Research Fellowship

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD:

To provide summer support and recognition to a graduate student with exceptional research potential. The support is intended to assist the recipient in making substantial progress on their Ph.D. research program by freeing them from other duties and responsibilities in the corresponding summer term.

ELIGIBILITY

The grant is open to all current UF Mathematics graduate students who have formed their PhD committees and have made some progress on their research problem. It is anticipated that the
support will be for the summer prior to their last year of  graduate school.

REQUIREMENTS

The purpose of the support is to free the student from other responsibilities, and so the recipient is encouraged to avoid other obligations during the supported summer. The recipient may choose to register for a summer course, but the grant does not include any tuition payment.

GRANT AMOUNT

$3500 direct grant, no tuition payment.

NUMBER OF AWARDS:

One each summer, budget permitting.

PAST WINNERS

  • 2016: Francis Adams and Evan Milliken
  • 2013: Cheyne Homberger
  • 2012: Mat Gluck

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

A one to two page description of the proposed summer research project and an up-to-date CV.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE

A call for applications will be emailed in January of each year. The required application materials must be emailed as pdf attachments to Sergei Pilyugin at pilyugin@ufl.edu before 4:30 PM on the deadline stated in the call.

FINAL REPORT

After the completion of the supported summer, the  recipient must submit a one to two page summary of their progress on the proposed research during the supported period.

SELECTION

The recipient will be chosen by the Selection Committee which will consist of one Co-Director of CAM, who will chair the committee, and four other members appointed by the Co-Directors of CAM.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The selection criteria shall be the applicant’s research promise as well as the anticipated impact of the grant in promoting the completion of their PhD research project.