Pfizer Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Statistics

Support graduate students in the Department of Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Successful applicants must demonstrate excellence in academic achievement and must be full-time graduate students in the Department of Statistics. Among other qualifications to be considered are (1) an applicant’s record or promise to break down barriers, create a welcoming environment, and include individuals who are racial minorities or women (or otherwise reflect broad diversity) in academic, co-curricular, or research endeavors, regardless of an applicant’s own race or gender; (2) an applicant’s success in overcoming barriers–or helping others to overcome barriers–to academic achievement (including low socio-economic background); and (3) an applicant’s record or promise to contribute to the student’s university, local. or larger community. The Department of Statistics will holistically and individually access applicants under all criteria to select those students who best further the goals of the University and the Donor. Recipients must be U.S. citizens or other individuals entitled to reside permanently in the United States. The estimated cost of attendance as a graduate student with tuition and stipend is $60,000 per year. Note: This is currently a one-year commitment. However, conservations have indicated that Pfizer could decide to continue this scholarship, providing $60,000 each year.

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