Sorgenfrey Distinguished Teaching Award
This award was established in 1996. Professor Sorgenfey was a UCLA faculty member from 1942 through 1978. In 1963, he was the first mathematician to win the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The prize honors faculty for excellence in teaching.
Distinguished Teaching Award
To recognize excellence in teaching among Assistant Adjunct Professors.
Awards for Continued Excellence in Teaching
Liggett Instructors Awards
These new awards are supported by The Thomas and Christina Liggett Endowed Scholars Fund to honor the late Professor Emeritus Thomas M. Liggett, for his contributions in research, teaching, and service at UCLA for 51 years.
To recognize the top performing female graduate student.
Departmental Teaching Assistant Awards
To recognize outstanding performance among Teaching Assistants.
Dissertation Year Fellowship
This program is intended to support doctoral students who are advanced to candidacy at the time of nomination by their department to the Graduate Division. Applicants should be within one year of completing and filing the dissertation and planning to start teaching or research appointments soon after the end of their dissertation fellowship year. Approximately 200 fellowships awarded under this program yearly by the Graduate Division.
Edwin and Alice Beckenbach Award
The award was established in 1984 and is named after Professor Edwin Ford Beckenbach, Emeritus Professor. The award is given to a graduate student in their final year so that it may reduce their teaching duties in order to complete their doctoral dissertation.
Girsky Student Award
This award was endowed by Stephen J. Girsky, a UCLA alumnus to support two meritorious academic performance among graduate students.
This prize was established by Dr. Ali Amir-Moez and named in honor of his advisor, UCLA professor Alfred Horn. The prize recognizes high academic achievements and superior results on the qualifying exam for first year graduate studies.
Pacific Journal Mathematics Dissertation Award
UCLA Mathematics Graduate Research Presentation Prize
To support a graduate student who excels in the presentation of original research.
Basil Gordon Award
The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is an annual mathematics competition for undergraduate college students enrolled at institutions of higher learning in the United States and Canada. This award is to recognize the top scorer among UCLA student competitors.
To recognize the academic accomplishments of a top-ranked student in mathematics at the undergraduate level.
Girsky Undergraduate Award
To recognize a top-performing student for high achievement in mathematics.
Outstanding Actuarial Science Student Award
To recognize outstanding achievement and exceptional performance in actuarial mathematics.
Outstanding Math/Econ Student Award
To recognize outstanding achievement and exceptional performance in the Mathematics/Economics major.
Putnam Performance Prize
The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is an annual mathematics competition for undergraduate college students enrolled at institutions of higher learning in the United States and Canada. This award is given to UCLA undergraduate participants for their outstanding performance.
To recognize overall outstanding achievement and exceptional performance in mathematics at the undergraduate level.