The Board of Directors provides grants of up to $2,500 to individuals and organizations in order to enable them to run a mathematical biology-based events and activities for public audiences at science festivals and other venues. Through the fund we can support our members to engage with different audiences and provide people with an entry point into mathematical biology. Please note that applicants must be active and current members of the Society. Membership is required for at least one year prior to requesting funds.
Through the Education and Outreach grants, we aim to encourage and support the development of projects that:
Applications will be judged against the following criteria and should clearly demonstrate:
Grants will not be awarded to:
We can only accept applications from individual members in good standing with the Society for Mathematical Biology. Applications from student members are strongly encouraged. Organizations can apply if the individuals directing the activity are Society members. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of submitting their application.
Applications & Deadlines:
Applications should be submitted via email to Society’s secretary. Please ensure that you have read our eligibility and criteria before completing your application form. Application should be submitted six months in advanced to the USA Science & Engineering Festival. If the grant will be supporting another education and outreach activity, the deadline for submission should be six months before the activity will take place.