American Statistical Association is offering women a significant opportunity. Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship is for women in statistics. Cox scholarship encourages more women to enter statistically oriented professions. This scholarship is for 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.
The purpose is to encourage women to apply for this scholarship, which is in or entering the early stages of graduate training (MS or PhD). Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship benefits women in statistics with financial assistance. The program aims to encourage women to perform excellently and achieve their career goals. This scholarship will help to reduce the financial burden on women.
The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the main professional organization for statisticians and related professionals in the United States. The aim of this organization is mainly to promote the good application of statistical science. The Cox Scholarship, sponsored by the ASA Committee on Women in Statistics and Caucus for Women in Statistics, was established in 1989 to encourage more women to enter statistically oriented professions.
For specifics of the scholarship programme, students must refer to the given table.:
|Organization||American Statistical Association|
|Educational Level||MS or PhD|
|Number of Awards||2|
|Application Deadline||February 23, 2021|
|Requirement||CV, Essay, Transcript, Three Letters|
Who May be Eligible?
Entrants interested in applying for Cox Scholarship should follow the following eligibility criteria of selection
- This scholarship is limited to women
- The women who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada
- The women must be admitted to full-time study in a graduate statistics program by July 1 of the award year
How to Apply?
The candidate will have to submit for the Applications process online on the ASA website. Candidates are requested to attach all the mandatory documents and fill in all the asked details, without any negligence.
- Candidate must provide a CV
- Personal essay (minimum length one page, double-spaced)
- Candidate should provide three reference letters with their last name included in the file and saved as a .pdf file and are to be uploaded by the writer using this link.
- All academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable)
- Candidate’s headshot
Cox Scholarship will award $1000 to the two recipients. The honourable mentions will receive a certificate. The awarded women will be able to complete their higher studies with ease. This scholarship will assist the recipients with the expenses of necessary commodities. Cox Scholarship encourages the recipient to complete education with pride.
Applications are due on February 23. To be considered, the applicants should apply before the due date. No applications will be accepted beyond the due date.