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'Big Bang Theory' science, math scholarships to be awarded at UCLA
'Big Bang Theory' science, math scholarships to be awarded at UCLA

On television, "The Big Bang Theory" celebrates and satirizes the achievements -- and obsessions -- of brilliant if eccentric science students and professors.  Now real-life brainiacs at UCLA will be getting a boost from the show. With $4 million donated so far, the Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment will support undergraduates majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, officials announced Thursday. Starting in the fall, 20 "Big Bang" scholars will be given grants of varying sizes, based on need and academic merit. Each year, five more UCLA students will be added to the program. The endowment is being funded by Chuck Lorre, "The Big...

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