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AMS Epsilon Awards for Young Scholars Programs

Paul ErdösThe Epsilon Awards for Young Scholars Programs support existing summer programs for mathematically talented high school students.  

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.
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Next awards (for summer 2014) 
March 2014

Most Recent Awards: 2013
The following programs were recipients of the 2013 Epsilon Awards: All Girls/All Math, University of Nebraska; Camp Euclid, online; Canada/USA Mathcamp, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA; Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics (HCSSiM), Hampshire College, Amherst, MA; LSU Mathcircle Summer Enrichment Program, Louisiana State University; MathPath, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN; Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX; Michigan Math and Science Scholars Summer Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; New York Math Circle High School Summer Program, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York; PROMYS, Boston University, MA; PROTaSM (Puerto Rico Opportunities for Talented Students in Mathematics), University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez; Research Science Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; Ross Mathematics Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC), Stanford University, CA; Summer Program in Mathematical Problem Solving, Bard College, NY; Young Scholars Program, University of Chicago, IL.

About the Awards
In 1999 the American Mathematical Society established the Epsilon Fund to help support summer mathematics programs for mathematically talented high school students.  The name for the fund was chosen in remembrance of the late Paul Erdös, who was fond of calling children "epsilons."  The goal of the program is to aid and promote programs that support and nurture mathematically talented youth in the United States, and to make these opportunities available to the broad pool of all mathematically talented high school students living in the United States.

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