INFORMS RAS Participation Scholarship Program

RAS (Railway Applications Section), a subdivision of INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences), is offering limited number of participation scholarships to eligible students to participate and present their work at the 2024 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Scholarship: Selected applicants will be awarded the registration fee for participation at 2024 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Eligibility: Any RAS student member who is planning to present their railway-related work at the 2024 INFORMS. New RAS student membership is accepted as well. Click here to join!

Application: A complete application should be submitted to the scholarship chair including:

  • Applicant’s Name, Contact Information, Pursuing Major, Degree (BSc, MSc, PhD), Institution and Country
  • Proof of enrollment as a student (could be unofficial transcript, valid student ID, proof of registration, etc.)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • A single-page letter of purpose explaining how this scholarship would benefit the applicant and introducing their rail-related work to be presented at 2024 INFORMS Annual Meeting


Selection: Applications that meet the established criteria will be considered by a review and selection committee

How to enter:

Deadline for submission is June 30, 2024

Submit your application at:

Your submission should include all the application materials listed above

Important Dates:

  • May 22, 2024 Scholarship announced
  • June 30, 2024 Scholarship application submission deadline
  • July 15, 2024 Winners announced
  • October 20-23, 2024 Participation and presentation at the 2024 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, USA.


More info:

Marcella Samà, Roma Tre University