IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program 2024

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships PhD Mathematics
IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program 2024

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program 2024

The IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program is now accepting applications. We will go into great detail regarding this scholarship program, its advantages, and the step-by-step application procedure in this article.

International students can apply for fully financed PhD scholarships through the IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program 2024. The International Mathematical Union Scholarship covers living expenses, travel costs, tuition, and lodging for a maximum of USD 10,000 each year.

Professional mathematicians are requested to suggest exceptionally gifted and driven students from developing nations who intend to finish their doctorates in any developing nation, including their own.

A strong academic record and a sincere desire to work in mathematics education and research are prerequisites for nomination.

The International Mathematical Union, The Friends of the International Mathematical Union, and the donors hope that the fellowships will aid in the education of the next generation of mathematicians and, ideally, have a positive impact on the home nations of those selected for them.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: PhD
  • Institution(s): International Mathematical Union
  • Study in: Any country
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Mathematics
  • Program Period: 4 years
  • Deadline: May 31, 2024

Scholarship Coverage

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program value is up to a maximum of  USD 10,000 per year can be covered by the grant:

  • Full tuition fee
  • Accommodation expenses 
  • Travel expenses to the host institution (if different from the home country)
  • Basic living expenses that will depend on the cost of the living of the country in which the student will study his/ her doctoral program

Eligibility Criteria for IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program

To qualify for IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: English.
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • Students cannot apply themselves for the fellowship.
  • Professional mathematicians (including those who have superannuated, but continue to mentor young students). It is preferable that the nominator has been mentoring the nominee.
  • The student must be resident and a citizen of a developing country.
  • The student must either be pre-accepted to join a doctoral program in the first academic year after the time of selection in a university or research institution which is based on a developing country or already be enrolled in a doctoral program in a university or research institution which is based on a developing country.
  • There is no age limit for the student.
  • Nomination for women students is strongly encouraged.
  • The fellowship will be sanctioned for one year at a time and is renewable annually, based on satisfactory progress of the awardee and will cease to be awarded when the awardee completes the doctoral program or at the end of four years, whichever is earlier.

How to Apply for IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program:

(1) Register on the International Mathematical Union Platform from here.

(2) Fill in the Online Application Form from here.

Prepare the materials required for the selection process: (Only files in PDF format can be uploaded.)

  • Statement from nominator
  • Scanned copy of student (nominee) passport.
  • Official letter of pre-acceptance in the PhD Program.
  • Budget of total expenses requested.
  • PhD Supervisor CV.
  • Research Project.
  • Two letters of recommendation which both cannot come from the nominator.
  • Transcripts of coursework (certified copies (e.g. stamped by the university)) of the student:
    A) BSc degree or equivalent.
    B) MSc degree or equivalent.
  • Nominee CV.
  • Nominee letter of motivation, research project and future plans of the student.
  • Nominator declaration.
  • PhD Supervisor declaration.
  • Nominee (student) declaration.


To know more about IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program, please visit official website:

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