WUSS 2022 Scholarships

Scholarship applications for WUSS 2022 are being accepted until June 13, 2022.

Are you a student, faculty member, or early in your career? If so, you may be eligible for a scholarship to attend WUSS 2022. There are three scholarship programs available for 2022:

  • Student Scholars – Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program during the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Faculty Scholars – Employed at a degree-granting institution during the 2022-2023 academic year
  • New SAS Professionals – Employed using SAS in a job for three years or less as of September 2022

Please see below for scholarships benefits and full eligibility criteria. You can also download our WUSS 2022 Scholarship Program Brochure.

SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS

Complimentary conference registration

Scholarship recipients receive complimentary registration gaining them access to all conference events including hundreds of scientific and technical presentations, vendor and exhibitor displays, as well as networking events.

One complimentary half-day class

Half-day classes are offered on Wednesday morning immediately before the conference, and Friday afternoon after the conference.  Classes are offered on a variety of topics.  Information about classes and instructors will be available when registration opens in June.

Exclusive Networking Events

Scholarship recipients are invited to special events with representatives from SAS Institute, as well as WUSS organizers, book authors, and other leading SAS-user professionals from varied disciplines and industries.

Discounted Lodging (faculty and students only)

Faculty and student scholars will be able to book lodging at the conference hotel at a deeply discounted rate of $100 per night.  (The general conference rate is $189.)  Students can save even more by sharing a room (optional).  Booking instructions will be provided to those selected to receive scholarship awards.

Travel support (faculty only)

Faculty scholars will be reimbursed for up to $350 of approved transportation expenses.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Faculty Scholarships

Faculty scholarship applicants must be planning to use SAS in teaching or research during the 2022–2023 academic year.

Applicants must be employed with a teaching or research assignment at an accredited degree-granting college or university.

Applicants must provide proof of teaching or research assignment via an official letter from their college or university (including contact information).

Faculty may receive a scholarship only once.

Faculty scholarship recipients must submit an abstract and present a paper at the conference.

In addition, applicants must be willing to volunteer as a session or class coordinator at a pre- or post-conference class, or during in-conference presentations.  This is a four-hour commitment.

Student Scholarships

Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program during the 2022–2023 academic year at an accredited degree-granting college or university. Students must provide proof of enrollment by submitting a copy of an official enrollment confirmation or class schedule.

Students may receive the award a maximum of two years. Second-time applicants must submit an abstract and be selected to present a paper or poster at the conference.

In addition, applicants must be willing to volunteer as a session or class coordinator at a pre- or post-conference class, or during in-conference presentations.  This is a four-hour commitment.

New SAS Professional Scholarships

New SAS Professional scholarship applicants must have been employed in a job using SAS for three years or less at the start of the conference.  Applicants must provide proof of their employment.

Applicants may receive the award a maximum of two years. To be eligible for the second year, applicants must submit an abstract and be selected to present a paper or poster.

In addition, applicants must be willing to volunteer as a session or class coordinator at a pre- or post-conference class, or during in-conference presentations.  This is a four-hour commitment.

HOW TO APPLY

Scholarship applications and accompanying verification documents for all applicants must be submitted no later than June 13, 2022. Apply online through our Call for Papers system by creating an account and selecting Make a New Submission. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

If you have questions about the scholarship program or possible presentation topics, please email us at scholarships@wuss.org.