2020 Award Opportunities

NCMATYC has three awards for this school year, (1) the Mathematics Excellence Award,  (2) the NCMATYC Travel Awards and  (3) the  2018 NCMATYC Nominee for AMATYC Presidential Student Award.

1. Teacher Excellence Award – Open

The Teaching Excellence Award (TE Award) is intended for educators who have made outstanding contributions to mathematics or mathematics education at a two-year college. Teaching excellence is the main focus of the Teaching Excellence Award.  Criteria for selection are: instructional effectiveness and support of students, professional involvement and professional development/renewal activities, interaction with colleagues and service to departments/division/college.  This award has a plaque commemorating the award and recognition at the 2020 NCMATYC.  The award winner winner will then be nominated for the 2021 AMATYC teacher excellence award! More information about the qualifications for the AMATYC award can be found at

Nomination Form: Along with the nomination form, a résumé and the letter of support of the nomination should be sent to the NCMATYC Board.

2. 2020 NCMATYC & 2019 AMATYC Travel Grant Awards: Open

NCMATYC  will award a $1000 travel assistance and free registration to the 2019 AMATYC conference. The deadline for the 2019 AMATYC Conference Travel Assistance Grant application, , is Monday, September 16, 2019.

NCMATYC will award 6 $200 travel assistance grants and free registration to the 2020 NCMATYC conference.  The deadline for the 2020 NCMATYC Conference Travel Assistance Grant application, , is January 13, 2020.

3. 2019 NCMATYC Nominee for AMATYC Presidential Student Award:

The purpose of the AMATYC Student Scholarship is to encourage the study of mathematics by students enrolled in institutions of higher education.  Each affiliate may submit one nomination from a student attending a qualifying institution. To be a qualifying institution, the institution must employ at least one member in good standing of AMATYC.  The student must be nominated by an AMATYC member who is an employee of the qualifying institution.  The student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0. The nominated students must be majoring in mathematics and enrolled full-time at the nominating institution during the spring semester preceding the Annual AMATYC conference when the award will be announced.
Nomination form is at