Simons Foundation chevron-down--small Mathematics and Physical Sciences Mathematics and Physical Sciences FundingRequest for ApplicationsProgramsPolicies and ProceduresNewsEventsConferencesSymposiaLecturesAboutAbout UsScientific Advisory Board Request for Applications Title Important Dates Description Simons Fellows in Mathematics The Simons Fellows program in Mathematics provides funds to faculty for up to a semester-long research leave from classroom teaching and administrative obligations. Simons Fellows in Theoretical Physics The Simons Fellows program in Theoretical Physics provides funds to faculty for up to a semester-long research leave from classroom teaching and administrative obligations. Targeted Grants to Institutes The program is intended to support established institutes or centers in the mathematics and physical sciences through funding to help strengthen contacts within the international scientific community. Simons Collaborations in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences The aim of the Simons Collaborations in MPS program is to stimulate progress on fundamental scientific questions of major importance in mathematics, theoretical physics and theoretical computer science. Targeted Grants in MPS The program is intended to support high-risk theoretical mathematics, physics and computer science projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis.