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Activity Number: 651 - Funding Opportunities for (Undergraduate and Graduate) Students
Type: Topic Contributed
Date/Time: Thursday, August 1, 2019 : 10:30 AM to 12:20 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistics and Data Science Education
Abstract #307399 Presentation
Title: Funding Opportunities for (Undergraduate and Graduate) Students
Author(s): Nandita Mitra* and Song Yang* and Branislav Vidakovic* and Gideon Zamba*
Companies: University of Pennsylvania and NIH/NLBI and NSF and University of Iowa

Training future statisticians is integral to statistics making an impact, but finding ways to fund students can be a challenge. In this session, funding agency representatives and PI’s of existing training grants for both undergraduate and graduate students will describe the landscape of funding opportunities for students, discuss challenges of securing and maintaining funding, and share tips for success applications.

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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