The UCLA Department of mathematics Undergraduate Merit Scholarship is
awarded to an incoming freshman who has an exceptional background and promise
in mathematics. The scholarship covers tuition, fees as well as room and board.
The award is renewable for four years, subject to the following
-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
Eligibility Requirements and application process
-12th grader applying to UCLA for admission next Fall.
-Outstanding academic record and standardized test scores (TOEFL and
-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.