ISI Young Ambassadors Opportunity

Young ambassadors

The International Statistical Institute invites young members of both the ISI and IBS to submit applications for the opportunity to participate as ISI Young Ambassador in the 32nd International Biometrics Conference (IBC 2024) to be held in Georgia, USA from 8 – 13 December 2024.

This call is open to all young ISI members. There will be at least one recipient from low and middle income countries and regions. The selected ISI Young Ambassadors will participate and present their work to help promote collaboration between the young statisticians of ISI and IBS. 

ISI Young Ambassadors to IBS Award winners will be invited to support campaigns and participate in the ambassadorial activities for the ISI in the following year.

Applications should be submitted by completing online Submission Form.

For further information, please contact us.

The Selection Committee will base its evaluation on the following criteria:

  • Applicant’s submitted published journal, article, an extended abstract (minimum 5 pages including figures, tables and references) or a major report for the last three years.
  • Applicant’s personal motivation, the quality of and demonstration of high interest and active participation in the ISI and IBS initiatives.
  • Applicants who have obtained their most recent statistics qualification in the last ten years, i.e. their PhD (or latest degree in statistics) was awarded after 1 January 2014.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received a Young Ambassadors prize.

The prize will consist of the following:

  • Registration for 2024 IBC
  • Round trip airfare to Georgia, USA based on economy class travel.
  • An allowance covering maximum of six nights for reasonable accommodation.
  • Visa costs.