RUTH I. MICHLER MEMORIAL PRIZE

Funding Agency:
Association for Women in Mathematics

The Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize of the AWM is awarded annually to a woman recently promoted to Associate Professor or an equivalent position in the mathematical sciences. The prize provides a fellowship for the awardee to spend a semester in the Mathematics Department of Cornell University without teaching obligations. Recently promoted associate professors face many challenges as they prepare to take on greater leadership in research and in the profession. The Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize will honor outstanding women at this stage of their careers and enable them to focus on their research in the stimulating environment of the Cornell University Mathematics Department.

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be women recently promoted to Associate Professor or the equivalent in the mathematical sciences at an institution of higher learning other than Cornell University. There is no restriction either on the nationality of the applicant or on the country in which she holds a position.  The primary selection criteria for the Michler Prize are the excellence of the candidate's research and the potential benefit to the applicant of a semester in the Mathematics Department at Cornell.  The applicant is expected to spend a full semester at Cornell.

Amount

$47,000

Funding Type

Fellowship
Prize

Eligibility

Faculty
Women

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

October 1, 2021