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The International Statistical Institute invites young ISI members to submit applications for funding opportunities to participate as ISI Young Ambassadors in the 30th International Biometrics Conference (IBC 2020) to be held in Seoul, Korea from 5 – 10 July 2020.

This funding is a joint initiative of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Biometric Society (IBS). This call is open to all young ISI members, there will be at least one recipient from a developing country. The selected ISI Young Ambassadors to IBC will participate in the IBC 2020 and represent the ISI to help promote collaboration between the young statisticians of ISI and IBS. Selected applicants may be invited to present their work at the IBC 2020.

Key Dates

Call for Applications for the ISI Young Ambassadors for IBC

14 January 2020

Applications Submission Deadline

02 March 2020

Author Notification

3rd week March



All submitted applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee. The Committee will select suitable candidates based on their personal motivation, and demonstration of high interest and active participation in initiatives and abstract related to IBC’s methodological topics.

Information required in the application form:

  • The applicant’s submitted abstract for IBC 2020
  • A curriculum vitae of at most two pages
  • Motivation of up to 250 words indicating how participation in the 2020 IBC will promote positive interaction between ISI and IBS and your personal career.


Selected applicants will be notified by email by 3rd week March.

Please note that the deadline to apply has passed.

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