Application Deadline is
September 15, 2023. Closed
The Colloquium awards provide financial support to OR/MS graduate students to attend the INFORMS Doctoral Colloquium at the Annual Meeting and the Early Career Professionals' Network (ECPN) at the Business Analytics conference, respectively.
2023 WORMS Doctoral Colloquium Award
The Forum for Women in OR/MS (WORMS) will sponsor one student member to attend the Doctoral Student Colloquium at the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, October 15-18, 2023. The award includes registration to the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting, the Doctoral Student Colloquium, and a one-year membership of WORMS.
To be considered, applicants (of any gender) should include the following additional items to the nomination package they send out to apply to the Doctoral Student Colloquium:
- A note stating that the student is interested in applying for the Women in OR/MS (WORMS) Doctoral Colloquium Award.
- A brief paragraph describing their interest in supporting Women in OR/MS (50-150 words).
- A letter of recommendation from the department chair or supervisor.
To be clear, the entire nomination package should be sent to the organizers of the Doctoral Student Colloquium. Please refer to their page for the deadline. Applicants should not send their documents to WORMS. WORMS will assess the applications based on their application components. Recipients will be notified by the selection committee before the INFORMS Annual Meeting.
For inquiries about this award, please contact WORMS President Dr. Angelika Leskovskaya (email@example.com).
INFORMS Annual Meeting 2023
Aida Sanatizadeh (University of Illinois at Chicago)
INFORMS Annual Meeting 2022
Vidita Gawade (Rutgers University)
Caroline Johnston, University of Southern California
INFORMS Annual Meeting 2021
Maryam Alimohammadi (University of Arkansas)
INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019
Fatemeh Karami (University of Louisville)
Doctoral Colloquium Award - INFORMS Annual Meeting 2018
Toyya Pujol (Georgia Tech)
Emily Tucker (University of Michigan)
Doctoral Colloquium Award - INFORMS Annual Meeting 2016
WORMS sponsored one student to attend the 2016 INFORMS Doctoral Colloquium.