Call for proposal

  Saturday 1 April 2017

[ROLLING CALL | RESEARCH FUNDING] Simons Foundation Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences

By Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for its new Targeted Grants in MPS program.

Rationale: The program is intended to support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis. Projects in the areas of Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science and Theoretical Physics are funded.

How to Apply: Applicants may submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) through proposal CENTRAL ( The deadline is rolling and an applicant can submit at any time.

LOI Requirements Include:
  • Research plan (two-page limit, plus up to one page for references and figures): Signed by the main PI on letterhead, which includes a brief summary of the support requested, including the names of the other PI(s) involved, if applicable, the scientific goals, background relevant to the application, and a brief budget justification.
  • A tentative yearly budget (two-page limit) indicating total amount and major expense categories with proposed start and end dates.

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