Giving to the ASA

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Scholarships and Awards  

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You may contribute to any of these established award and scholarship funds. Contact Pam Craven for additional information for the following ASA Awards.

  • Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund Award
    A permanent scholarship fund, The Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund, has been funded by Westat to honor its co-founder and long-time leader. The award will honor an outstanding graduate student who is studying survey statistics.

  • Gertrude Cox Scholarship
    The Gertrude Cox Scholarship is awarded each year to encourage women to enter statistically oriented professions.

  • Statistics in Chemistry Award
    This award recognizes outstanding collaborative efforts between statisticians and chemists.

  • Outstanding Statistical Application Award
    Each year, the ASA recognizes a paper which is an outstanding application of statistics in the physical, biological, or medical sciences.

  • Waller Education Award
    The Waller award recognizes early career statisticians who are successful innovators in the teaching of introductory statistics courses. The endowment for this award was established through a generous gift from Ray and Carolyn Waller.

  • Wilks Memorial Award
    The Wilks Memorial Award, one of ASA's most prestigious, was established in 1964 to honor the memory and distinguished career of Sam Wilks by recognizing outstanding contributions to statistics that carry on in the spirit of his work. The endowment for this award was established by friends of the United States Army and, in 2008, was enhanced significantly by a gift from Alexander Mood, a grateful student of Wilks.

  • W. J. Dixon Award for Excellence in Statistical Consulting
    Established through a gift from the family of Wilfred Dixon, this award recognizes outstanding contributions to the practice of statistical consulting.

  • W. J. Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing
    The W. J. Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing was established in 1985 to recognize publications that make outstanding contributions to the design and/or analysis of interlaboratory tests, or describe ingenious approaches to the planning and evaluation of data from such tests.


Interested in establishing a named scholarship fund? Please contact:

Stephen Porzio
Director of Operations
American Statistical Association
732 N. Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 684-1221

The ASA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Contributions to the ASA are tax deductible.