# AMS Epsilon Awards for Young Scholars Programs

Math students at work at PROTaSM program

The Epsilon Awards for Young Scholars Programs support existing summer programs for mathematically talented high school students. The awards get their name from the word the renowned mathematician Paul Erdős (pictured below in his youth) used to describe a child: epsilon – a word used in math to denote a small quantity.

### Prize DetailsAwards of $2,500-$15,000 are made annually to support existing summer programs that touch hundreds of talented and highly-motivated mathematics students.

The number of programs supported each year varies.

Next Prize: For summer 2019

Nomination Period: March 2019

Nomination Procedure: