Each year, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) awards prizes to celebrate the achievements of our colleagues in a variety of roles. If you know of someone deserving of recognition, the AWM Canvassing Committee encourages you to nominate them for one of the following awards.

  • AWM Birman Research Prizes highlight exceptional research in  topology or geometry by a woman early in her career. Deadline: May 15 of even years
  • AWM Service Awards recognize individuals for promoting and supporting women in math through exceptional service to the AWM. Deadline: May 15
  • AWM Student Chapter Awards recognize outstanding achievements by AWM Student Chapters in any of four categories: (1) scientific excellence, (2) outreach, (3) professional development, and (4) funding/sustainability. Deadline: May 15 Each school will submit a report to describe their activities.
  • Mary and Alfie Gray Award for Social Justice for the vigorous and imaginative application of the mathematical sciences to advancing the cause of social justice. Deadline: May 15 of even years
  • Gweneth Humphreys Award to recognize outstanding mentorship from math teachers (female or male) who have encouraged female undergrad students to pursue mathematical careers and/or graduate mathematics study. Deadline: May 15
  • Louise Hay Awards recognize outstanding achievement by a woman in any area of mathematics education. Deadline: May 15
  • AWM Fellows recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences. Deadline: May 15

    For guidance on writing letters of nomination, the committee has provided some suggestions.