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QLD Branch Announcement: Funding for ANZSC2021

20 May 2021 11:39 AM | Marie-Louise Rankin (Administrator)

Conference Scholarship Queensland Branch

The Statistical Society of Australia QLD Branch is offering an award to fund participation at the Australian and New Zealand Statistical Conference 2021.  The ANZSC is being held Online on the 5-9th of July 2021, conference details can be found here. The focus of the conference will be Modeling data for a brighter future.  The aim of this Conference is to bring together a broad range of researchers and practitioners across a variety of statistical disciplines to facilitate the exchange of theory, methods, and applications.  The scholarship will cover conference registration. The recipient/s will be required to provide an article on personal conference highlights within two weeks of the end of the conference for publication in the SSA Newsletter.


Open to all Honours, Masters and PhD research students enrolled at a Queensland university (full-time or part-time), who are SSA members and will be presenting a talk at the conference, either as a formal presentation or poster (note abstract submissions are closed). Award recipients are required to submit to the SSA Queensland Branch Secretary a short summary (of approximately 250 to 500 words) of their presentation and their personal conference highlights within two weeks of the conclusion of the conference for publication in the SSA Newsletter.  You need not be a current member of the SSA at the time of application but will be expected to join before reimbursement. The cost of SSA student membership is $20 per year.


The maximum award is $250 per person. The award can only be used for conference registration.  Awards will be paid directly to the award recipients unless otherwise requested. The award monies will be distributed after receipt of paid invoices.  Up to five scholarships will be awarded.


Award recipients will be selected by the SSAI Queensland Branch Council and will be notified by email on 7th June 2021.


E-mail the following to the Queensland Branch Secretary:

  • ·         Personal details: name, email address and phone number and a short paragraph introducing yourself, your current degree and qualifications and/or career experience.
  • ·         Evidence of enrolment at a Queensland university (e.g., picture of student ID card).
  • ·         Evidence of acceptance of talk or poster
  • ·         Abstract of talk or poster.

The closing date for applications is 5PM Monday 31st  May 2021. Late applications will not be considered.

Applications and requests for further information should be directed to the Branch Secretary, Adrian Barnett.

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