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SAS/IIF Grant to Promote Research on Forecasting

by SAS Employee mvgilliland on ‎06-16-2015 03:38 PM - edited on ‎10-05-2015 02:43 PM by Community Manager (719 Views)

For the thirteenth year, the IIF, in collaboration with SAS®, is proud to announce financial support for research on how to improve forecasting methods and business forecasting practice. The award for the 2015-2016 year will be (2) $5,000 grants. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2015.  For the full description and requirements for the award, click here.


Applications must include:

  • Description of the project (max. 4 pages)
  • Letter of support from the home institution where the researcher is based.
  • Brief (max. 4 page) c.v.
  • Budget and work-plan for the project.

All applications or inquiries should be sent to IIF Business Director (forecasters@forecasters.org).


The IIF-SAS grant was created in 2002 by the IIF, with financial support from the SAS® Institute, in order to promote research on forecasting principles and practice. The fund provided amounts of US $10,000 per year, which is divided to support research in the two basic aspects of forecasting: development of theoretical results and new methods, and practical applications with real-world comparisons.


Full details are available at: Grants and Research Awards | International Institute of Forecasters

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