all mathematicians who are interested in attending the International
Congress of Mathematicians 2002 in Beijing.
Circular letter #7 (March 15, 2001)
Subject: ICM2002-CL7: Travel Grants for Young Mathematicians to Attend the International
Congress of Mathematicians
Date: March 15, 2001
The International Mathematical Union will award travel grants to young mathematicians
to help them to attend the ICM-2002, Beijing, China, August 20-28, 2002. The grants are
intended for young mathematicians from developing countries (not necessarily members
of IMU). Please notice that mathematicians from Eastern European countries, even those
with strict monetary regulations, are not part of this program, but shall also be specially
considered directly by the Local Organizing Committee.
The age-limit for the grantees is 35 years on the occasion of the Congress. The candidates
should present evidence of research work at the post-doctoral level, and they should be able
to benefit from the interaction with mathematicians from other countries attending the
In addition to the name and address of the candidate, including e-mail address and fax number
when available, the applications should contain a brief curriculum vitae, including date of
birth, plus a list of publications (papers published or definitively accepted for publication).
The Local Organizing Committee of the International Congress of Mathematicians will provide a
special allowance to the grantees to cover their registration, board and lodging.
Applications for the travel grant may be sent directly to the Secretary of the Union.
Applications may also be submitted through the National Committees for Mathematics, which in
such a case will send all the relevant information about the candidates to the Secretary.
All applications should reach the Secretary by January 31, 2002:
Phillip A. Griffiths (Secretary)
Institute for Advanced Study
Einstein Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Tel: (609) 734-8200
Fax: (609) 683-7605