John J. Bartko Scholarship Award

Sara Burns

Sara Burns

Washington University in St. Louis

About the Award

The John J. Bartko Scholarship Award was established through an endowment from John J. Bartko to help promising young statisticians who are in at least the second year of a master’s degree program in statistics or biostatistics or who have completed such a program within the two years prior to the award date.

The award provides up to $1,000 in registration and travel support to the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice, which takes place every February. Recipients must be United States citizens.

Selection Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in a master’s degree program in statistics or biostatistics or who have completed such a program within the two years prior to the award date. Applicants also must be currently enrolled.

Award Recipient Responsibilities

The award recipient(s) are responsible for providing a current photograph and general information, along with permission to reprint the work in ASA promotional materials.

Applications

Applications are due by December 2 for travel to the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice the following February. The winner will be announced on December 30th.

Submissions should include an application; contact information for two references; a curriculum vitae; and a personal essay of 500 or fewer words explaining your career goals, what you hope to learn by attending the conference, and how you plan to contribute to real-world applications of statistics.

Application packets should be sent to awards@amstat.org or mailed to the American Statistical Association, Awards Nominations, 732 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Questions

Please contact Donna LaLonde.