Calls for Submission

George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award

The George B. Dantzig Award is given for the best dissertation in any area of operations research and the management sciences that is innovative and relevant to practice. All items should be submitted no later than June 30, 2015.   

For complete eligibility and submission information click here.  

George Nicholson Student Paper Competition

The George Nicholson Committee competition is held each year to identify and honor outstanding papers in the field of operations research and the management sciences written by a student. Prizes will be awarded and finalists will be invited to present their papers at the 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting. All entries must be submitted no later than June 5, 2015.   

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Doing Good with Good OR - Student Paper Competition

This competition will feature the most exciting OR/MS work performed by students in partnership with public and private organizations that yields tangible and beneficial outcomes for individuals, communities, and organizations. Such work will be infused with OR/MS methods and could appeal to multiple disciplinary and application areas. All submissions must be received by May 15, 2015. 

For complete details click here.

Undergraduate Operations Research Prize

The Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition honors a student or group of students who conducted a significant applied project in operations research or management science, and/or original and important theoretical or applied research in operations research or management science, while enrolled as an undergraduate student. Entries must be submitted by July 1, 2015.

For complete details click here.

INFORMS Case Competition 

The Sixteenth Annual Peer-Reviewed Case Competition (sponsored by the INFORMS Education Committee and INFORM-ED) is designed to encourage the creation, dissemination, and use of new, unpublished cases in operations research and the management sciences. All submissions are due by August 26, 2015. 
For complete details click here.

Bonder Scholarships 

The Military Applications Society (MAS) of INFORMS is seeking nominations for the 2015 Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications. The scholarship provides funding to support the development of highly qualified individuals and promote the interchange of military O.R. research knowledge with INFORMS. The Scholarship consists of a $4,000 grant, plus award-winner eligibility for up to $1,000 of travel funding. An additional $2,000 grant is provided and funded by the Seth Bonder Foundation. For additional information click here

Applications and letters of support should be submitted as pdfs by June 2, 2015, to William Fox,wpfox@nps.edu.

The Health Applications Society is seeking nominations for the 2015 Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services. Like the Bonder Scholarship in military applications, the scholarship is $4,000, with the opportunity to apply for an additional $1,000 travel grant. An additional $2,000 grant is provided and funded by the Seth Bonder Foundation. Additional information is found here

Applications and additional required materials are due by June 1, 2015, to Mark Van Oyen atvanoyen@umich.edu

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