The Glasgow Mathematical Journal Learning and Research Support Fund

The Glasgow Mathematical Journal Learning and Research Support Fund

Grants in support of Scottish Mathematics

Scope of Support

The fund aims to support mathematical projects which have demonstrable benefit to mathematics in Scotland. This includes conferences, workshops and summer schools in Scotland, lecture tours in Scottish universities and the publication of lecture notes or other monographs associated with such activities.

Sizes of Awards

Grants of up to £1,000 will be made to successful applicants. The total available in any academic year varies. From 1 st Oct. 2004 to 30 th Sept. 2005 it will be £6,000.

Form of Proposals

Applicants should complete the application form and provide, in addition, a case for support detailing how, when and where the award is to be spent and supporting the case, where necessary, with a summary c.v., publication details etc. The case for support should be up to three A4 pages in length. The proposal will be externally refereed. It should make clear what other support for the project has been awarded or has been sought and how the award will be of benefit to mathematics in Scotland.

Closing Dates for Applications

There will be two rounds of awards each year. Closing dates for application are the last days of October and January. It is hoped that confirmation of awards will be made within about three months from these dates.

Contact Details

Application should be made to:

 Dr C.Athorne, e-mail: gmj@maths.gla.ac.uk
 Secretary: The GMJ Learning and Research Support Fund, Tel: 0141 330 5176
 Department of Mathematics, Fax: 0141 330 4111
 University of Glasgow,
 University Gardens,
 Glasgow,
 G12 8QW,
 Scotland.
Successful Proposals

A list of awards is available. The Trust's support should be acknowledged and a short report on the activity supported should be sent to the Trust. This should include a brief, but complete, financial statement.