INFORMS Health Applications Society (HAS) is seeking nominations/applications for the 2021 Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services. The purpose of the scholarship is to promote the development and application of process modeling and operations research analyses to health care design, delivery and operations by identifying young and promising researchers during their doctoral studies.
The scholarship offers a research fund of $4,000 and the opportunity to apply for an additional support of $1,000 to cover expenses that will be incurred during the winner's travel to 2021 INFORMS Annual Conference. Starting with the year after the award is won, the winner also becomes eligible to apply for further research funds that are offered annually by the Seth Bonder Research Foundation exclusively to former Bonder Scholars. Bonder Scholars also find the privilege to speak and disseminate their research in designated "Bonder Scholars" sessions at INFORMS Annual Meetings.
Doctoral students building creative work with strong academic rigor and/or practical relevance at the crossroads of operations research/operations management and health care are all encouraged to apply. Applications are due by June 30, 2021. A complete application must consist of the following documents as PDF files:
All application materials including support letters should be submitted to:
Applicants will be notified with the results of the competition before September 2021.
The scholarship will be granted on the basis of excellence, innovation, candidate's preparation to undertake the proposed program of research, and likelihood of success in his/her projected plan.
All further questions about the award should be addressed to the committee chair Jónas Oddur Jónasson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)