SOUTHEAST SAS USER GROUP CONFERENCE

Conference Grants

SESUG is offering a limited number of Academic and Professional Grants for qualified applicants to learn more about SAS by attending the SESUG 2022 conference October 23-25 in Mobile, AL.

NOTE: Priority will be given to applicants who currently reside, work or attend an accredited degree-granting institution or high school within the SouthEast region. Applicants from the NorthEast region will being given second priority.

If you are interested in presenting please review the information on the SESUG website under the Presentations tab.

Academic and Professional Grant Details

College and University Students

Eligibility

  • Full time students in accredited degree-granting program.
  • Use SAS software for research or studies as part of their current academic program.
  • Be able to attend the entire conference.
  • Submit description of SAS use and be willing to give short presentation as part of Student Showcase.
  • No prior SESUG award (Exception: SESUG 2021 awardees are eligible).

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $50.
  • Room rate of $50 per night for 3 nights for non-local grant recipients.
  • Up to $400 travel stipend based on receipts.
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference workshop.
Grants applications period has closed.
College and University Faculty

Eligibility

  • Full time at accredited degree-granting institution including community and technical colleges.
  • Teach with SAS or use SAS in research at their primary institution.
  • Be able to attend the entire conference.
  • Submit an abstract for presentation.*
  • No prior SESUG award in this category.
* includes lecture style, posters, SAS games, and interactive discussions.

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $50.
  • Room rate of $100 per night for 3 nights for non-local grant recipients.
  • Up to $400 travel stipend based on receipts.
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference workshop.
Grants applications period has closed.
High School Teachers

Eligibility

  • Teach with SAS, use SAS for research or participate in SAS high school teacher's program as a full-time teacher at an accredited high school.
  • Be able to attend the entire conference.
  • Submit an abstract for presentation.*
  • No prior SESUG award in this category.
* includes lecture style, posters, SAS games, and interactive discussions.

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $50.
  • Room rate of $100 per night for 3 nights for non-local grant recipients.
  • Up to $400 travel stipend based on receipts.
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference workshop.
High School Teachers CONTACT US grants@sesug.org FOR DETAILS. Grants applications period has closed.
Professionals

Eligibility

  • Use SAS software as part of full-time employment.
  • SAS software user (other than student use) less than 36 months through October 2022.
  • Be able to attend the entire conference.
  • Submit an abstract for presentation.*
  • No prior SESUG award in this category.
* includes lecture style, posters, SAS games, and interactive discussions.

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $50.
  • Room rate of $100 per night for 3 nights for non-local grant recipients.
  • Presenters qualify for up to $400 travel stipend based on receipts.
  • Food is NOT covered other than food included in the registration or as part of grant recipient recognition.
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference workshop.
Grants applications period has closed.

Why Attend SESUG?

  • Network with other SAS users.
  • Learn how SAS is used in many industries.
  • Expand your SAS knowledge and skills.
  • Present your SAS work.
  • Learn more about career opportunities for SAS users.
  • Enhance your experience by volunteering. Check out the volunteer information on the SESUG Website. Grantees are required to volunteer for at least one shift.

Important Application Dates

Wednesday, April 5, 2022 - Grant application available on SESUG Website.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - Deadline for abstract submission.
Monday, July 11, 2022 - Grant application deadline.

Important Dates for Presenters

June 30, 2022 - Deadline for abstract submission
September 20, 2022 - Final papers due

For your presentation, please review the information on the SESUG website under the Presenter Resources tab and, while you are on the website, check out all the other conference information. We look forward to seeing you at SESUG!

Have Questions?

SESUG Grants Committee
grants@sesug.org

Jason Brinkley
Barbara Okerson
Abbas Tavakoli
Niloofar Ramezani