[ Simons Foundation - Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences | Research Funding ]

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Date 03.01.2022  
Category Conferences - Seminars
Aim: The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for its Targeted Grants in MPS program. The program is intended to support high-risk theoretical mathematics, physics and computer science projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis.

Duration:      5 years

Funding:        Project-specific

Eligibility: Applications may be submitted by established U.S. and foreign public and private educational institutions and stand-alone research centers. PIs and co-Investigators must have a Ph.D. and a tenure-track or tenured position at said institutions or centers. There are no citizenship or department requirements for PIs.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) through proposalCENTRAL; the LOI should include a research plan and a tentative budget. The deadline is rolling and an LOI can be submitted at any time. You will be notified of the LOI’s status within two months, at which time a full proposal may be requested. At the full proposal stage, a Signature Page will be required; contact the Research Office for the institutional signature.

Find more instructions on How to Apply here.

On proposalCENTRAL, you will be prompted to enter details for the Host Institution. If EPFL will serve as your host institution, please enter the name exactly as: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL

Deadline:      Rolling

Further information
  • More information about the program is available here.
  • The application portal proposalCENTRAL can be found here.
  • For help with the Signature Page, or for any other questions, please contact the Research Office.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free

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