The American Statistical Association (ASA) and many of its chapters and sections recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to the field of statistics or the association. Awards and competitions for statisticians also are sponsored by many societies and held yearly. Below are links to web pages on which you’ll find lists of awards, fellowships, and competitions for young statistics professionals.
Opportunities for Undergraduate Students—Competitions, scholarships, and programs for students earning an undergraduate degree in statistics
Scholarships for Graduate Students—Scholarships and awards offered to graduate students who are studying statistics
Awards and Competitions for Graduate Students—Competitions and awards offered to graduate students who are studying statistics
Student Paper Competition/Travel Award to Attend the Joint Statistical Meetings—Policies and procedures that apply to all ASA section competitions. Included is a link to each of the ASA’s sections that offer paper competition and travel awards.
Conference Grant Program—a small grant program to pay the primary registration fees for members of the Statistical Programmers and Analysts Section of the ASA who have recently graduated and who want to attend an ASA conference.
For a list of awards offered through the ASA, see the awards page on the ASA website.