Call for applications:
​AMAT/AHAA Award for Young Investigators

The Association of Hungarian American Academicians (AHAA) – Amerikai Magyar Akadémikusok Társasága (AMAT), a non-profit charitable organization, is accepting applications for the AMAT Young Investigator Award. The award supports attendance at a scientific conference in the United States by Hungarian scientists living in Hungary or in the Carpathian Basin.

Eligibility: The application is open for graduate students working for their PhD degree or scientists with a PhD under the age of 35, in the fields of mathematics, natural (physical) and life sciences.

Award: There will be at least one award made in each category, PhD student and young investigator. The awardees are required to acknowledge support by AMAT in their presentation or on a poster, and submit a final report within a year detailing how the award was spent.

PhD students should submit the following: 

  • two-page summary of their research and future plans
  • short resume with a list of publications
  • Poster abstract
  • a letter-of support by their advisor

Young investigators should submit the following: 

  • two-page summary of their research and future plans
  • short resume with a list of publications
  • Poster Abstract
  • three letters of support

The cover letter (pdf) should include an estimated cost of participating in the conference
and possible supplementary sources of funding.

The documents should be sent to Prof. Pal Maliga, Co-President ([email protected]) before April 1, 2024. All application materials should be in English. The address line should read FELLOWSHIP2023_LASTNAME.

The winner will be announced in May, 2024 during the Annual General Assembly of the
Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The announcement will be posted on the AMAT website and the winner will be notified via email.

Please email [email protected] or [email protected] with any questions concerning the award.