Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences – Letter of Intent


Simons Foundation


Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences

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Program Guidelines


The Simons Foundation’s mathematics and Physics Division invites applications for its new  targeted grants in MPS. This program is intended to support high-risk projects of exceptional premise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis. 


Faculty in mathematics and physical sciences.

Funding Availability

Not specified. The funding provided is flexible depending on the type of support requested in the proposal.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Funding provided for up to 5 years. 

Special Notes

Letter of Intent

Rolling Deadline

Beginning  August 1, 2015. Applicants will be notified within 2 months of the LOI submission.   Applicant submits LOI through ProposalCENTRAL.  See application instructions and requirements below. Note that new applicants and their institutions must register. Please notify the Office of Research 4 weeks in advance of an LOI.  PI submits LOI within one week of when they expect to submit. 

Internal Deadline

If invited to apply, PI submits signed OR-5 and full application to: one week in advance of the external deadline.

How to Apply

Application Instructions and requirements for LOI and Full applications.

For Questions, please contact
Elizabeth Roy
Program Manager, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56927

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