Faculty Scholarships

Applications are no longer being accepted for 2018 Faculty Scholarships, please check back next spring for information about our 2019 program.

Are you a professor or lecturer at a degree-granting college or university?  If so, then we invite you to apply for our Faculty Scholarship program. 


Complimentary conference registration

Scholarship recipients receive complimentary registration gaining them access to all non-extra-fee events including over 150 scientific and technical presentations, vendor and exhibitor displays, as well as networking events.

One complimentary half-day class

Half-day classes are offered on Wednesday morning immediately before the conference, and Friday afternoon after the conference.  Classes are offered on a variety of topics related to SAS.  Information about classes and instructors will be posted as it becomes available.

Networking breakfast

Scholarship recipients are invited to a special breakfast with representatives from SAS Institute, as well as WUSS organizers, book authors, and other leading SAS-user professionals from varied disciplines and industries.

Complimentary lodging

Faculty scholarship recipients will receive free lodging at the conference hotel.

Complimentary travel

Faculty scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for up to $350 of approved transportation expenses.

Eligibility basics

Faculty may receive a scholarship only once.  Scholarship recipients must submit an abstract and present a paper at the conference. 

Any faculty member who meets the eligibility requirements is encouraged to apply.

Proof of teaching or research assignment

Applicants must be employed with a teaching or research assignment during the 2018–2019 academic year at an accredited degree-granting college or university in the WUSS region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming).

Applicants must be planning to use SAS in teaching or research during the 2018–2019 academic year.

Applicants must provide proof of teaching or research assignment via an official letter from their college or university (including contact information).

Volunteer requirement

Applicants must be willing to volunteer as a session or class coordinator at a pre- or post-conference class, or during in-conference presentations.  This is a four-hour commitment.

How to apply

The Call for Papers has been extended.  Paper abstracts are now due May 18, 2018. Please see information for presenters, and submit your abstract online.

Applications and accompanying verification documents for all applicants must be submitted no later than June 22, 2018.  Apply online here.  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

If you have questions about the scholarship program or possible presentation topics, email us.

Click here to download a flyer about the Faculty Scholarship.