University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Mathematics

Program ID: UCLA-MUMS2023 [#1334]
Program Title: UCLA Math Undergraduate Merit Scholarship
Program Type: Fellowship or grant
Program Location: Los Angeles, California 90095, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (listed until 2023/01/01)
Program Description:   URMs  

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UCLA Math Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

The Scholarship will be granted to an entering freshman (U.S. or international) who has an exceptional background and promise in mathematics. An additional scholarship for California residents is available this year. Scholarships in smaller amounts may also be awarded to outstanding candidates.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 12th grader applying to UCLA for admission in Fall of 2023.
  • Outstanding academic record and standardized test scores.
  • Evidence of exceptional background and promise in mathematics. Such evidence may include one of the following:
    • placing in the top 25% in the U.S.A. Mathematics Olympiad (USAMO) or comparable (International Mathematics Olympiad level) performance on a similar national competition, or
    • advanced (upper-division college level) coursework, or
    • original research work in mathematics.
Applicant must also submit the official UCLA admissions application by November 30, 2022 (UCLA application period: Nov. 1 -- Nov. 30).

Award Amount:

Full amount of fees for room, board and tuition at UCLA.

The award is renewable for four years, subject to the following requirements:

  • Maintain satisfactory and timely academic progress towards their degree and remain in good academic standing.
  • Maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in mathematics courses
  • Declare a mathematics major upon admission and remain in the major
  • Pass the basic exam by the end of their third year of studies
  • To continue their scholarship for the fourth year, the applicants must apply and be accepted into the Departmental Scholars Program, which leads to a simultaneous Bachelors (BS) and Masters (MA) degrees.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
email address
(310) 825-4701
Department of Mathematics
6363 Math Sciences
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1555