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   Student Grant Program

SESUG is happy to offer an enhanced Student Grant Program for the SESUG 2012 conference.  This is a competitive program, supported by SAS®, that recognizes students who would like to learn more about SAS by attending the annual SESUG conference in Durham, NC - October 14-16, 2012.

If you are a full-time student at an accredited degree-granting college or university and using SAS in your studies or research, then you could qualify.

Who is Eligible for a Student Grant?

  • Only full time students in a degree-granting program, at time of application and at time of conference (October 14-16, 2012).
  • Only students who use SAS software for research or studies.
  • Students who have already received a scholarship are eligible, but priority will be given to students who have not received a grant before.
  • To be eligible for the travel reimbursement, a student must present at least one paper and submit their travel receipts.  Travel costs will be reimbursed after the conference and after the receipts are submitted.
  • Students presenting a paper will receive priority consideration for the grant.
The application is now closed.

Why attend SESUG 2012?

  • Networking with other SAS users
  • Learn more about how students and SAS professionals are using SAS
  • Expand your SAS knowledge, there will be papers for all levels of SAS users
  • Learn about the diversity of industries that use SAS
  • Get experience presenting your SAS work (not required)
  • Learn more about career paths for SAS users
  • Help with the conference and enhance your experience by volunteering.  Check out the volunteer information on the SESUG Website.
  • Read about one student's experience at SESUG 2011 here.

Two Levels of Support

  • The basic grant provides the very low registration rate of $50 and the very low room rate of $50 per night for Sunday and Monday night.
  • Students who have a paper accepted and agree to present will be considered for the Basic Grant plus a maximum $300 travel stipend.  Receipts for travel expenses will be required.
  • Students presenting a paper will receive priority consideration for the grant.

Important Application Dates

  • April 8, 2012 – Student Grant application will be available on the SESUG Website
  • June 8, 2012 – Student Grant Application Deadline
  • June 22, 2012 – Student Grant acceptances will be sent

Important Dates for All Paper Presenters (not required)

  • May 22, 2012 – Deadline for Abstract Submission
  • August 13, 2012 – Final papers are due
If you are interested in presenting please review the information on the SESUG website under the PRESENTATIONS tab.

Our Contact Information

  • Email:  grants@sesug.org
  • Fax:  919-882-9798
  • Barbara Okerson, Debbie Skinner, and Joy Smith


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