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MWSUG Junior Professional Program 2018

MWSUG Junior Professional Award Application

The MidWest SAS Users Group and SAS are partnering to offer Junior Professional Awards to attend this year's conference. The Junior Professional Award is designed to support new professionals who have been out of school for less than 4 years.  MWSUG will be held September 30 - October 2, 2018 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.  Applicants are encouraged to submit an abstract for a conference paper. Two scholarship levels are offered - full and basic. MWSUG will determine which level to be granted to applicants based on qualification.

Full Scholarship:
Includes conference registration and two nights' room and tax at the conference hotel.  Applicants who have an abstract selected for the conference are prioritized first for the full scholarship.

Basic Scholarship:
Includes waived conference registration.

Important Details:
•Deadline to apply is June 22, 2018
•Notifications will be made June 29, 2018
•You must be using SAS as part of your employment
•You must be a SAS software user (other than academic user)  for less than 4 years.
•Award recipients are expected to volunteer during the conference as a condition of the award.

Important Dates for Paper Presenters (not required):
May 18, 2018 - Deadline for abstract submission.
June 8, 2018 - Notifications of Acceptance
August 24, 2018 - Final papers are due

You can find out more about MWSUG and the Junior Professional Award at

Applicant Information:
1. How long have you been employed using SAS? *This question is required.
5. COMPANY INFORMATION *This question is required.
6. SUPERVISOR INFORMATION: *This question is required.Please provide the following information for a work supervisor who may serve as a reference for your application:
Please answer the following questions carefully. Your answers will be used in the selection process to determine the award recipients.
10. Have you submitted an abstract to MWSUG? *This question is required.
12. Does your company offer funds to attend conferences? *This question is required.
14. Will you be able to attend all the days of the conference? *This question is required.
18. Please upload a copy of your resume here.
19. How did you learn about the MWSUG Junior Professional Program? Please check all that apply: