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Karl Menger Memorial Awards

Karl MengerThe Karl Menger Award is given to pre-college students in mathematics as well as mathematically-oriented projects in computer science, physics, and engineering at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

Prize Details
For 2015 the awards are: $2000 for first prize; $1000 for each second prize; $500 for each third prize.

Next awards 
June 2016

Most Recent Awards: 2015
The 2015 Menger Awards went to (1st place) Nitya Mani; (2nd place) Stefan Luka Colton, Petar Milkov Gaydarov; (3rd place) Vishal Rajesh, Nisha Rajesh, Chia Hua Chang, Eric Michael Neyman and Shashwat Kishore; (Honorable Mention) Daniel M. Hanover, Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir, George Drimba, Jung Yoon Kim, and Sanath Kumar Devalapurkar.

About this Award
The family of the late Karl Menger was the major contributor to a fund established at Duke University. The majority of the income from this fund is to be used by the Society for annual awards at the International Science and Engineering Fair.

To pre-college students in mathematics as well as mathematically-oriented projects in computer science, physics, and engineering at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) - See more at: http://www.ams.org/profession/prizes-awards/prizes#sthash.rvpOErKa.dpuf


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Photo from the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.