The African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI) is an international non-governmental organization with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. It operates as a distributed network of mathematics research, training and promotion, throughout Africa, with regional offices located in Botswana, Burkina Faso, The Republic of the Congo, Morocco, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo and Tanzania. AMMSI is currently engaged in the following activities, among others:

The AMMSI Phillip Griffiths Prize

Awarded annually, starting in 2016, to African mathematicians, living in Africa, who have made an outstanding contribution to mathematics, application of mathematics or promotion of mathematics, as evidenced by research and its impact.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Awards of partial scholarships, not exceeding USD 1,000 to support Masters and Doctoral studies in mathematics and its applications.

LMS-AMMSI Conference Grants to Postgraduates

Awards not exceeding GBP 2,000 to enable groups of postgraduate students to travel to conferences.

AMMSI Conference Grants to staff

Awards not exceeding USD 1,000 to enable groups of staff members to attend conferences in mathematics and its applications.


The AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize for 2019 is awarded to Charles E. Chidume of the African...

The MARM programme will support mentoring relationships between mathematicians in the United...

AMMSI will award a number of partial scholarships, each not exceeding USD 1,000.  The scholarships...

In 2018, the AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize has been awarded to Professor Khalil Ezzinbi from...