MATRIX-Simons Research Funding Opportunities

In recognition of MATRIX as key infrastructure for mathematical sciences research collaboration in Australia and the Asia-Pacific the US based  Simons Foundation supports the following initiatives through its Targeted Grants to Institutes program. 

Funding Opportunities

Collaboration Fund
Travel Grants
Fellowship Program (opens soon)
Young Scholar Program (opens soon)

Fellowship Program

The MATRIX-Simons Fellow program will support eminent international scholars in the mathematical sciences to make an extended visit to MATRIX, and to lead a research program in an emerging area or as part of a special theme year. 

The Fellowship will provide a return airfare and cost for domestic travel to Australian universities (up to AUD3,850), and a stipend of AUD35,000 for housing and living expenses.

Young Scholar Program

MATRIX-Simons Young Scholars will co-organise and participate in a MATRIX research program, and interact with MATRIX-Simons Fellows or other leading researchers from around the world. Scholars are encouraged to also make an extended visit to an Australian university on a collaborative project.

The scholarship will provide a return airfare (up to AUD3,100), housing (up to AUD2,100) and a stipend of AUD1,050 for living expenses for a two-week visit to MATRIX and to support travel costs associated with a visit to an Australian university.

MATRIX Contacts

If you have any questions, please contact the MATRIX Office via email at