AMMSI will award a number of partial scholarships, each not exceeding USD 1,000. The scholarships will be awarded on merit and institutions in Africa may each nominate one to 2 candidates to be considered for the award.
The African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI) calls for nominations for the AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize for 2019. The AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize is awarded annually to an African mathematician, living in Africa, who has made outstanding contributions to mathematics or to the applications of mathematics, that is, to the advancement of the body of mathematical knowledge, as evidenced by research and impact of the work.
The AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize 2019

African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI)

The African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI) is an international non-governmental organization with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. It operates as a distributed network of mathematics research, training and promotion, throughout Africa, with regional offices located in Botswana, Burkina Faso, The Republic of the Congo, Morocco, Nigeria,Republic of the Congo and Tanzania.
AMMSI is currently engaged in the following activities, among others:·

  • The AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize – awarded annually, starting in 2016, to African mathematicians, living in Africa, who have made outstanding contribution to mathematics, application of mathematics or promotion of mathematics, as evidenced by research and its impact.
  • Postgraduate Scholarships – awards of partial scholarships, not exceeding USD 1,000 to support Masters and Doctoral studies in mathematics and its applications.
  • LMS-AMMSI Conference Grants to Postgraduates – awards not exceeding GBP 2,000 to enable groups of postgraduate students to travel to conferences.
  • AMMSI Conference Grants to Staff – awards not exceeding USD 1,000 to enable groups of staff members attend conferences in mathematics and its applications


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