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Our most recent regional Newsletter, February 2021, can be found here.

IBS-AR Scholarships for Honours and coursework Masters students 2021

The Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society wants to attract enthusiastic and talented graduates or near graduates to career paths in biostatistics and biometrics. Therefore, we are offering scholarships for suitably qualified students who intend to undertake a fourth or honours year of study or a Master’s degree in statistics, mathematical statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or biometrics at an Australian or New Zealand university.

Scholarships are for one year and are valued at AUD $1500 or NZD equivalent. Applicants should have completed a third year of a relevant bachelor’s degree course, or equivalent, with a major in statistics, mathematical statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or biometrics, and must have a strong academic record, potential for a career in biometrics, a strong interest in applications of mathematics and statistics to the biosciences, and good communication skills. There are two awards available.

The deadline for application for Scholarships for Honours and coursework Masters students is Friday 12 March 2021. If you are a lecturer with eligible students, please draw this to the attention of your students. Application forms can be downloaded from www.biometrics.org.au/studentprizes.html

Our region comprises members of the International Biometric Society (IBS) that predominantly reside in Australia and New Zealand. Currently, membership numbers are over 200. Read more about us ...

Last updated 3 March 2021