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Financial support - attendance ANZSC2021 and ECSSC2021

9 Jun 2021 5:18 PM | Marie-Louise Rankin (Administrator)

SSA Canberra is inviting student members of SSA Canberra branch to apply for financial support to attend the virtual Australia and New Zealand Statistical Conference (ANZSC, 5-9 July 2021) or the Early Career and Student Statisticians Conference (ECSSC, 24 July - 1 August, including pre-conference workshops). The grant will reimburse the fee you pay for the appropriate registration/workshop costs, with the maximum amount being $200 in total. 

To be eligible for the grant, you must either be a student member of SSA Canberra Branch, or have applied to be a student member with SSA Canberra, at the time of submitting your registration grant application. Membership is only $20 for full time students, so it is definitely worth joining just to apply for the grant! 

Application details:

Please prepare the following documents and a submit a single PDF form containing:

  1. A brief resume/CV of up to 4 pages.
  2. Which costs and amounts you would like SSA Canberra to reimburse; note that you can select any combination of costs from the two conferences.   
  3. A short document (max 200 words) describing the anticipated benefits to you that will result from your attendance at the conference/workshop, and declaring any other financial support offered to you for this conference/workshop.
  4. (Optional) If you are presenting, your submitted talk/poster abstract for ANZSC2021/ECSSC2021. 

Please send these via email to by 5pm on 28 June 2021, but we will evaluate applications on a rolling basis. 

Outcome and show me the money!

Successful applications will be notified by email no later than 4 July 2021. If you are successful, we will request you to send us relevant registration receipts/invoices, and SSA Canberra will reimburse you the awarded amount.  

Successful applications should:

  • Acdgeknowle the financial support of SSA Canberra during their presentation (if you present);
  • Contribute a short piece about their experience to the SSA Stats Matters newsletter, to be sent to

If you have any questions, feel free to send us an email at

We look forward to your application,
SSA Canberra

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