Call For Nominations Jan Hemelrijk Award 2016
for the Willem R. van Zwet Award, see here
In recognition of an outstanding graduation performance, the Jan Hemelrijk Award (formerly known as Vvs+OR Master's Thesis Award) is bestowed each year to a master's thesis in statistics or operations research. The prize consists of a certificate and €1000,-.
Eligible candidates are graduates from the academic years 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 that have not been nominated before. The closing date of entries is fixed at January 10, 2017.
We invite thesis supervisors to submit nominations for the VvS+OR Master's Thesis Award.
See here for the
- nomination form Master's Thesis Award 2016
- the formal regulations
- former award winners
- the 2016 jury
The nomination form must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. The letter should
- A description of the Master's thesis as an original contribution to a research topic in statistics or operations research, or as an innovative application of theoretical concepts originating from
statistics or operations research
- Additional qualifications of the nominee
The nomination form, the recommendation letter and the thesis itself (in pdf-format) should
be sent to the VvS+OR at . It is possible to send the thesis by post instead; in that case, please contact for the procedure.
The nomination has to be sent before January 10 2017.