The ISI has prizes and awards that it presents every two years at its biennial World Statistics Congresses. Announcements for nominations, criteria and rules are available during the year before the WSCs. Selection of recipients takes place a few months prior to the WSCs. The prizes and awards are presented at the WSC Awards Ceremony. The ISI Awards Committee assists in the setting up of criteria, processes and selection committees for the various awards, and helps in the coordination of the Awards Ceremony for ISI and Association Awards. For detailed information on each award, please follow the links provided below.
Karl Pearson Prize for Contemporary Research Contribution: The ISI’s Karl Pearson Prize recognizes a contemporary research contribution, published within the last three decades, that has had profound influence on statistical theory, methodology, practice, or applications. The prize is sponsored by Elsevier B.V.
2015 Call for Nominations
Mahalanobis International Award in Statistics: The Mahalanobis International Award is sponsored by the Government of India. It is awarded to a statistician from a developing countryin recognition of lifetime achievements in Statistics and the promotion of best statistical practices in a developing country or countries.
2015 Call for Nominations
Jan Tinbergen Competition for Young Statisticians: The Jan Tinbergen Awards are for best papers by young statisticians from developing countries. Up to three awards are made for each WSC.
2015 Call for Papers
ISI Service Awards:
World Bank Fund Awards for WSC participation:
Announcement and 2015 Call for Nominations (forthcoming)
ISI Association Awards
ISI Associations also have awards and competitions. Some take place every year and may be presented at an Association conference. All Associations have the opportunity to present their awards at the Awards Ceremony during the WSC week. For detailed information on each award, please follow the links provided below.
Wolfgang Doeblin Prize (forthcoming)
Prize for Outstanding Survey Article in Probability or Mathematical Statistics (forthcoming)
Itô Prize (forthcoming)
Francisco Aranda-Ordaz Prize (forthcoming)
Ethel Newbold Prize (forthcoming)
International Association of Official Statistics
IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians
International Association for Statistical Computing
Data Analysis Competition 2014
Homage Award (forthcoming)
International Association for Statistical Education
Best ICOTS paper by an early career author
- International Statistical Literacy Project
Poster Competition: Competition for 2014-2015 is open.
Best Cooperative Project Award: Competition for 2015 is open.
International Association for Survey Statisticians
IASS Cochran-Hansen Prize 2015
International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics
Young Statistician Award for the Best Paper (forthcoming)
Best y-BIS Poster Awards (forthcoming)
The International Environmetrics Society
Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Researcher's Award:
2014 Call for Nominations