The Western Australian Branch of the Statistical Society of Australia is offers annually a competitive scholarship in for Honours students in Statistics. Applications are open to students enrolled in Semester One who are expecting to complete their course by 31 December of the respective year.
Value and Number of Awards
The scholarship comprises a single cash award of $1,000 and complimentary membership of the Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) for one year. At the discretion of the Selection Panel, instead of a single award two individuals may each receive a prize of $500 and one year’s complimentary SSA membership. The Branch reserves the right to award no scholarship should no applications of sufficient merit be received.
Scholarship recipients are expected to deliver a seminar to the Society that clearly communicates how they have used and benefited from their award.
Applicants must reside in Western Australia and must be enrolled (or plan to enrol) in Semester One in an Honours degree majoring in Statistics or a related discipline, e.g., Econometrics, Biometrics, Data Science. To be eligible for this Scholarship round, applicants must be expecting to complete their courseby 31 December.
Applicants’ major focus of study must be statistical methodology and its applications.Queries about eligibility should be directed to the Branch Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applicants must provide the Selection Panel with a written synopsis detailing the subject area and topic of their thesis.
Applications will be judged according to the following criteria:
How to Apply
Applicants for the Scholarship must write a Letter of Application with the following enclosures:
Applications and Reference Letters should be sent to the WA Branch Secretary (email@example.com) by the closing date. Receipt of applications will be confirmed by email.
Applications for the 2023 round close on Friday, 31 March 2023 at 11:59PM AWST. Late applications will not be considered.
Please direct any queries to the WA Branch Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org).