John J. Bartko Scholarship Award
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.
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 are due by December 2 and require the following:
- Personal essay - explain your career goals, what you hope to learn by attending the conference, and how you plan to contribute to real-world applications of statistics (maximum 500 words)
- Two reference letters - not to exceed two pages each (academic references are preferred)
- All academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
- Candidate’s headshot
Please contact Donna LaLonde.