SOUTHEAST SAS USER GROUP CONFERENCE: September 22nd - 24th

Conference Grants

The Grant Application process is now open!

SESUG is offering a limited number of Academic and Professional Grants for qualified applicants to learn more about SAS by attending the SESUG 2024 conference September 22-24 in Bethesda, MD.

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.

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.

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $0.
  • Free hotel room for 3 nights.
  • $300 stipend
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference tutorial. Additional tutorials are $100.
Community College, 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.

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $300.
  • Free hotel room for 2 nights.
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference tutorial. Additional tutorials are $100.
Professionals

Eligibility

  • Use SAS software as part of full-time employment.
  • SAS software user (other than student use) less than 36 months through October 2024.
  • Be able to attend the entire conference.
  • Submit an abstract for presentation.
  • No prior SESUG award in this category.

Levels of Support if Awarded

  • Reduced registration rate of $300.
  • Free hotel room for 2 nights.
  • One complimentary 4-hour pre-conference tutorial. Additional tutorials are $100.

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. Grantees are required to volunteer for at least one shift.

Important Application Dates

Monday, February 26, 2024 - Grant application is now open!
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - Grant application deadline.

Important Dates for Presenters

Monday, June 3, 2024 - Deadline for abstract submission
Friday, August 23, 2024 - 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


Abbas Tavakoli
Jim Blum
Jonathan Duggins