The Social Statistics, in cooperation with the Government Statistics Section and other
ASA sections and chapters, annually honor those in the statistical community who stand out
in specific areas.
- Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship Award - to reward
promising young statisticians for their diligence, thereby encouraging them to consider a
future in government statistics.
- Roger Herriot Award - to recognize individuals who develop
unique and innovative approaches to the solution of statistical problems in federal data
- Jeanne Griffith Mentoring Award - to encourage the mentoring
of younger staff in the Federal statistical system.