Child Care Grants

The AMS and the MAA will provide approximately 40 reimbursement grants of US\$250 per family to help with the cost of child care for a number of registered participants at 2015 JMM. The funds may be used for child care that frees a parent to participate more fully in the JMM.

Registration for the meeting is required to apply for this program. To apply, please follow these instructions:

  1. Login to MathPrograms.Org as a Program applicant (click on “as Program applicant”).
  2. To create an account, fill in your email address, create a password, click the button “this is my first login, please create an account for me”, then click the “login” button. A login token will be sent to the email address provided. Please check your email.
  3. Once you have received the token, enter it in the text box on the screen, or come back to within 24 hours and click on the applicant login link to continue.
  4. Once you are logged in, fill in the cover sheet and submit it. In the cover sheet and the application, please ignore any instructions regarding letters of reference, since none are required for this program.
  5. Click on “View Programs” and look for "Joint Mathematics Meetings Special Programs". This will bring you to the "2015 JMM Child Care Grants". Click “Apply" and follow the directions from there.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis until November 18, 2014. Final decisions on recipients will be made on or before November 25, 2014. All grants will provided in the form a check which will be issued at the meeting. Details on this process will be sent to all recipients before the meeting.

Please note that you are solely responsible for arranging child care.You may use this grant for child care expenses from local resources in San Antonio or for any other form of child care (such as hiring a nanny at home, bringing a caregiver with you to San Antonio, etc.). This gives you the freedom use these funds in the way that is most useful to your family.

You should also note that the JMM will not offer any on-site child care services in San Antonio (as in previous years), nor will the AMS and MAA make recommendations for child care providers.  For your convenience, the following are some links to local child-care service providers:

Should you wish to use a local child care provider, you will need to make all the arrangements yourself. 

For more information on this program, please contact Melissa Colton at