Jan Hemelrijk Award

Call For Nominations Jan Hemelrijk Award 2020
Deadline January 24, 2021

(for the Willem R. van Zwet Award, click here)

In recognition of an outstanding graduation performance, the Jan Hemelrijk Award (formerly known as VVSOR Master’s Thesis Award) is bestowed each year to a Master’s thesis in statistics or operations research. The prize consists of a certificate and €1000,-.

Eligible candidates for the 2020 award are graduates from the academic years 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 that have not been nominated before. The closing date of entries is fixed at January 24, 2021.

We invite thesis supervisors to submit nominations for the Jan Hemelrijk Award. See here for the:
nomination form Jan Hemelrijk Award 2020

the formal regulations

former award winners

the 2020 jury

The nomination form must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. The letter should include:
– A description of the Master’s thesis as an original contribution to a research topic in statistics or operations research, or as an innovative application of theoretical concepts originating from
statistics or operations research.
– Additional qualifications of the nominee.

The nomination form, the recommendation letter and the thesis itself (in pdf format) should be sent to the VVSOR at thesisaward@vvsor.nl. It is possible to send the thesis by postal mail instead; in that case, please contact thesisaward@vvsor.nl for the procedure.

The nomination has to be submitted by January 24, 2021 at the latest.