Simons Foundation | Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) program


Event details

Date 01.01.2025
Category Call for proposal

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. While the emphasis of the program is on theory, projects with some experimental components may be considered.

5 years

Flexible and should be appropriate based on the type of support requested in the proposal

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 at the time of application. There are no citizenship or department requirements for PIs.

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) via the Simons Award Manager (SAM). Steps on how to apply are available here.
Applicants will be notified of a decision within two months of the LOI submission.

Application Deadline:

Further information

  • More information about the program is available here
  • Application portal can be found here
  • For any other questions, please contact the Research Office.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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