**Class of 1880 Prize: for 2021, this competition will be for freshmen and sophomores**

This year a first prize of $250 and a second prize of $150 will be awarded - to each year separately - for the highest scores in a special mathematics competition (2 hour long exam with 4-5 problems). It is not necessary to know calculus to take this exam. The examination will given on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 EST via zoom. Applicants can sign up for the exam here by 3pm EST on the day of the exam. If you are interested in taking the exam and you are in a time zone incompatible with the exam time, please contact Professor Mona Merling at mmerling@math.upenn.edu.

Sample exam: The class of 1880 exam from April 19, 2016.

Sample exam: The class of 1880 exam from April 18, 2017.

Sample exam: The class of 1880 exam from April 17, 2018.

Sample exam: The class of 1880 exam from April 16, 2019.

**The Mathematics Department Undergraduate Research Prize**

Each year a prize of up to $250 will be awarded to the Penn undergraduate for the best project involving mathematical research. The amount of the prize will be determined each year by a Prize Committee appointed by the Undergraduate Chair, and will depend on the projects submitted. All projects should be sent to the Department of Mathematics, 4W1 David Rittenhouse Laboratory by April 1.

**Moez Alimohamed Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Teaching in Mathematics**

This award is given in the memory of Moez Alimohamed, an outstanding and inspiring teaching assistant. The award, in the amount of $500, will be presented annually to a graduate student in the Mathematics Department who has displayed this same commitment to teaching. Nominations for this award can be made by undergraduates and should be sent to ugrad AT math.upenn.edu, or the Department of Mathematics, 4W1 David Rittenhouse Laboratory by April 1.