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Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship
Purpose and History
The Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship was established in 1989 to encourage more women to enter statistically oriented professions.
Application is limited to women who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada and who are admitted to full-time study in a graduate statistics program by July 1 of the award year. Women in or entering the early stages of graduate training (MS or PhD) are especially encouraged to apply.
Form of Award
The award consists of a certificate and a $2,000 prize.
Click here to download the application and academic
reference letter forms as a MS Word file.
Click here to download a Cox Scholarship status form.
See the committee page for more information about the committee. For specific questions about the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship, contact the committee chair
Samantha J. Taylor, University of Pittsburgh
Laura B. Balzer, University of California at Berkeley
Amanda Mejia, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Shannon Gallagher, Carnegie Mellon University
Vivian Meng-Wang, University of British Columbia