# AMS Epsilon Awards for Young Scholars Programs

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.

(Left: math students at work at PROTaSM program)

(Below: Paul Erdős as a child)

Award Details
Awards 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.
Apply for an Epsilon grant.

Next awards (for summer 2018)
March 2018

Most Recent Awards: 2017

The following programs were recipients of the 2017 Epsilon Awards:

See all previous awards