Scholarships

INFORMS is dedicated to fostering growth in operations research, management science, and analytics through our various scholarship opportunities. By investing in promising and driven students, INFORMS hopes to establish the beginning of a long and rewarding relationship between young professionals and the cornerstones of our industry. Operations research and management science is a global force that guides everyday interactions, with a hand in everything from health care, military operations, transportation, and agriculture. Our intentions are to expand upon a global community that celebrates diversity, advocacy, and technological advancement. Allow INFORMS to give you the chance to develop your vision and contribute to our ever important and growing industry by funding your education, research, and travels.

INFORMS Scholarship

INFORMS is pleased to announce scholarships to be awarded to undergraduate students to attend the INFORMS Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting. This scholarship program aims to foster the professional pipeline of operations research, management science, and analytics researchers by providing undergraduate students an opportunity to experience academic and professional development by attending the INFORMS Virtual Annual Meeting. In 2020, scholarships will provide registrations for a limited number of students.

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Seth Bonder Scholarships

The purpose of the Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military and Security Applications is to promote the development and application of process modeling and operations research (OR) analyses to defense-related applications, including military and national security issues. The scholarship provides funding of $5,000 ($US) to support the development of highly qualified individuals and promote the interchange of military and national security OR research knowledge in conjunction with INFORMS.

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The purpose of the Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services is to promote the development and application of process modeling and operations research analyses to health care design, delivery and operations. The scholarship provides funding of $5,000 ($US) to support the development of highly qualified individuals and promote the interchange of health services research knowledge in conjunction with INFORMS.

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Offer your support to INFORMS’ mission to develop the next generation of innovative and promising operational research, management science, and analytics students by donating to our scholarship funds. Contributing to the INFORMS Undergraduate Scholarship will help talented students take their first steps into our exciting field and foster a lifetime of dedication and endless possibility to the industry.

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