Financial Support

To applicants: All the travel award letter and reimbursement instructions have been sent out. If you have not received the information, please contact Dr. Yaw Chang at changy@uncw.edu ASAP.


The conference has received a grant from the National Science Foundation. Partial support will be available to a limited number of participants from the United States. Priority will be given to recent (5 years or less) Ph.D.s and graduate students from under-represented groups in mathematical sciences, U.S. citizens and residents, who give presentations in the conference. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications and supporting materials must be received by March 15, 2012. Decisions will be made in early April.

Those requesting support should complete an application form available below. Graduate students requesting support should have their advisor send a letter of support.

For questions, please contact Dr. Yaw Chang (changy@uncw.edu). Please make sure that AIMS' Ninth International Conference appears in the subject line.

Instruction for application form: (Click here to download the form)

1) Professional Preparations should include: Undergraduate Institution(s) Major Degree & Year Graduate Institution(s) Major Degree & Year Postdoctoral Institution(s) Area Years (if applicable)

2) According to NSF guideline, this fund cannot support the conference registration fee. Please DO NOT include the registration fee in the estimated travel cost.

3) After completing the application form, save the file using the format (your last name)-(your first name)-AIMS2012.pdf. E-mail the saved PDF file to Dr. Yaw Chang.