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Schafer Prize
Author: Big Fat Prize
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Date: 10/01/2010 04:00
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Location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax
Address: The Alice T. Schafer Award Selection Committee,Association for Women in Mathematics,11240 Waples Mil
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1 place: Awards

Competition Description
The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) calls for nominations for the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize to be awarded to an undergraduate woman for excellence in mathematics. All members of the mathematical community are invited to submit nominations for the Prize. The nominee may be at any level in her undergraduate career but must be an undergraduate as of October 1, 2010. She must either be a U.S. citizen or have a school address in the United States.

The Nineteenth Annual Schafer Prize will be awarded at the Joint Prize Session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Washington, DC, January 2009.

The letters of nomination should include, but is not limited to, an evaluation of the nominee on the following criteria:

  • quality of performance in advanced mathematics courses and special programs
  • demonstration of real interest in mathematics
  • ability for independent work in mathematics
  • performance in mathematical competitions at the local or national level, if any

With letter of nomination, please include a copy of transcripts and indicate undergraduate level. Nominees must be an undergraduate as of October 1, 2008. Additional supporting materials (e.g., reports from summer work using math, copies of talks given by members of student chapters, recommendations letters from professors, colleagues, etc.) should be enclosed with the nomination, if applicable.

Previous Winners
Galyna Dobrovolska and Alison Miller (Co-Winners) <br /><font size="-1"><i>Honorable Mentions:</i> Naomi Brownstein, Reagin Taylor McNeill, Mary Wootters</font>
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