Fellowships from the Australian Mathematical Society

Applications for the Alf van der Poorten Travelling Fellowships close on 16 May. Lift-Off Fellowships are also offered through the Australian Mathematical Society. 

Alf van der Poorten Travelling Fellowship 

Application deadline May 16

The Alf van der Poorten Travelling Fellowships aim to assist young mathematicians to travel in Australia and overseas so that they can enrich their mathematical research and initiate international collaborations. The Fellowships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and they are open to researchers in pure mathematics who graduated from in Australian university in the last two years. This fellowship is funded by the family of the late Professor Alf van der Poorten.

Applications for the Alf van der Poorten Fellowship should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 16, 2014. Enquiries about the Alf van der Poorten Fellowship should be sent to the same email address.

Full details about the award and the applications process can be found on the AustMS web site.

Lift-Off Fellowships

The Australian Mathematical Society Lift-off Fellowships are designed to help recent PhD graduates in Mathematics and Statistics jump-start their career by giving them financial support after they submit their PhD thesis, but before they take up their first postdoctoral position. The Fellowships can be used for living expenses, to attend conferences, for travel and to fund the visits of collaborators. The Lift-Off Fellowships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Applications for the AustMS Lift-Off Fellowship can be made at any time.To be eligible to apply applicants must have submitted their PhD thesis for examination within the previous three months. Applications for, and enquiries about, this Fellowship should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Full details about the award and the applications process can be found on the AustMS web site.