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Mariela Polanco-Ferreyra Memorial Travel Fund

To encourage Mathematics & Computer Science majors to participate in conferences.




  • YC Foundation Scholarships
  • Foundation
  • Scholarships

Student Status

  • Current Students


  • Mathematics (BS)
  • Mathematics (BA)
  • Computer Science (BS)
Deadline 2017-05-15

Eligibility Criteria

This award is being funded by the Simons Collaboration Grant for Mathematics. It is for students who are pursuing a career in Mathematics or Computer Science. It is designed to encourage students to participate in conferences for mathematicians and computer scientists. The scholarship is to help cover travel, registration and lodging costs of attending a conference.

Criteria Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a Mathematics or Compute Science major
  • Applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in mathematics of Computer Science
  • Applicant will be interviewed to determine travel plans
  • Applicant will prepare an Itinerary
  • Preference given to women

Application Requirements

  1. Complete the Foundation Application
  2. Provide 2 letters of recommendation
  3. For the interview, prepare travel itinerary and list of expenses
  4. Write a Thank You letter to donor

For more information regarding Mariela Polanco-Ferreyra Memorial Travel Fund, contact:

Assistant Professor Radoslaw Wojciechowski, Ph.D.

Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: 2C07E

Phone: 718.262.3855