Jan Hemelrijk Award

Call For Nominations Jan Hemelrijk Award 2019
Deadline January 19, 2020

(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 2019 award are graduates from the academic years 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 that have not been nominated before. The closing date of entries is fixed at January 19, 2020.

We invite thesis supervisors to submit nominations for the Jan Hemelrijk Award. See here for the:
nomination form Jan Hemelrijk Award 2019
the formal regulations
former award winners
the 2019 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 19, 2020 at the latest.