Scholarship opportunities at SAS Global Forum 2017 – There’s still time to apply!

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scholarship opportunities at SAS Global Forum 2017Calling all students and faculty! Did you know that you can apply for a scholarship to attend SAS Global Forum? Twenty student scholarships and ten faculty scholarships are available for those who want to attend SAS Global Forum 2017. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is January 13, so don’t delay!

Benefits of receiving a scholarship to attend include: networking with industry leaders and professionals from around the world, professional development, learning and enrichment, and financial assistance. Scholarship awardees receive free conference registration, a free pre-conference tutorial and a conference meal plan. Travel and lodging are not included in these scholarships.

Here is what one student who attended SAS Global Forum 2015 had to say about his experience:

“I had the chance to present a paper at SAS Global Forum 2015. This conference was a great place to network and interact with industry professionals. It was also a great opportunity to present my work to SAS professionals from around the world. Attending SAS Global Forum helped me to build and widen my analytics expertise. While applying for jobs, I was able to have a conversations about my publications and work in interviews which bolstered my chances of being hired.”
– Ramcharan Kakarla, Sr Data Scientist, Comcast

For students, attending SAS Global Forum as a scholarship recipient looks great on a resume! For faculty, attending helps you learn the latest and greatest tools and techniques to take back to the classroom.

Will you become the next Student or Faculty Scholarship winner?

Student Scholarship Program
Apply Here

Faculty Scholarship Program
Apply Here

Questions? Email academic@sas.com

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Jenna Green

Sr Associate Training Operations Specialist

Jenna Green is part of the Global Academic Program in SAS’ Education Division where she manages the Student Programs. She works with college and university students looking to attend SAS Global Forum and other user conferences to have the opportunity to present their research to fellow peers. She also works with high schools in the local area to highlight the importance of STEM.

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