72nd Annual
June 3 - July 26, 2019

Application for the Sampling Program for Survey Statisticians

Deadline: March 22, 2019

Please be advised that the Kish Fellowship deadline is February 15, 2019.

To apply for admission to the Sampling Program for Survey Statisticians, complete and submit the application to the Summer Institute in Survey Research Techiques first (To apply, click here). Then complete and submit the application to the Sampling Program in Survey Statisticians here. If you are also applying for Leslie Kish International Fellow funding, check the box below and complete the entry concerning financial need. At the bottom of the application, attach a recent resume or Curriculum Vitae and one letter of recommendation from a past or present academic adviser (preferred), a work supervisor, or someone else who knows your work and your abilities well.

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Personal Statement

Please give a brief explanation why you are interested in studying sampling methods, telling us how you came to know something about sampling methods, how it might impact your work or studies, and how such studies could affect your plans for the next five years.

Work Experience

Please tell us if you are currently employed, and if so, what firm or agency or company you work for, how long you have worked for them, what kind of work you do, and whether the work involves statistics and sampling in particular. Also tell us what previous employment you have had that is related to surveys and sampling, including who you worked for, what kind of work you did, and how long you worked for that employer.

Educational Background

Please now tell us about your university or college level education. Give the name of each institution where you studied, the years of study, your major and minor fields of study, and what kind of a degree (if any) received. For each institution, tell us as well what courses in applied or theoretical statistics you completed during your study. If you have not taken statistics courses at the college or university level, tell us whether you have taken courses in algebra, calculus, or linear algebra. (It is not necessary that you have taken college or university level statistics courses to be eligible for admission to the Sampling Program, but coursework in mathematics is important.)

English Proficiency

Participants must give evidence of English proficiency. Adequate proficiency includes (1) one or more years of university level study in English, (2) satisfactory TOEFL scores, or (3) satisfactory MELAB scores (a test administered by the University of Michigan English Language Institute)

Please state your evidence of English proficiency: