Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education

The Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education

This award is established to recognize works of lasting significance and impact in advancing mathematics education as an interdisciplinary field. In particular, the award recognizes major contributions to new knowledge and scholarship as well as exemplary contributions in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration in mathematics education. 

This is an annual award that consists of a commemorative plaque and a cash prize ($3000). A recipient will be selected yearly and will be invited to give a keynote talk, with all travel expenses covered, at a workshop dedicated to advancing mathematics education. Moreover, pending the availability of the recipient, a housing allowance and a $5000 stipend will also be provided to the recipient to spend two weeks in residence at Texas A&M University interacting with students and faculty in seminars and informal mentoring sessions.


Texas A&M University invites nominations for the Award of Excellence in Mathematics Education every year. For the 2017 award, the nomination deadline is December 1, 2015.


Candidacy for the Award is open to anyone with a career of outstanding contributions in the fields of education, mathematics, and mathematics education, whose work has had a national impact on crosscutting scholarship and interdisciplinary collaboration in mathematics education. The Award can be presented to individuals of all nationalities and institutional affiliations.

Required Materials:

  • A letter of no more than three pages describing the nominee's professional experience accomplishments, and qualifications for the award
  • A brief curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • Nominations from experts in the field are preferred to institutional nominations, individual and self-nominations are also acceptable.

Submit Nomination Materials to: or via postal mail to:


Selection Committee for the Award in Mathematics Education

4232 TAMU

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843-4232