Ken Wang Scholars will be selected by an award committee and invited to present their work at the 2022 AGIFORS Symposium. The AGIFORS Community, represented by the conference attendants, will get opportunities to ask questions at the conference, and the awards will be presented to the winners.
AGIFORS Ken Wang Scholars will receive a cash award of USD $1,000,
access to a panel of expert advisors, as well as air transportation,
accommodation, and registration fees to
attend the next AGIFORS Annual Symposium. The total value of each Ken
Wang Scholars Award is therefore more than USD $2,500.
The awards will be granted on the basis of excellence, innovation, considering
In addition, the applicant is expected to be able to attend the next annual symposium to present her/his work. Interacting with the AGIFORS symposium participants is the primary motivation for the Ken Wang Scholars program, and high priority will be given in selecting finalists who are able to commit to attending the annual symposium.
1. Curriculum Vitae (maximum of two pages)
2. Letter of support from the main academic advisor (or dissertation committee chair)
3. A 2-to-3 page summary of career goals statement that addresses:
The application files should be submitted in a single zipped file titled LastName_FirstName_KW.zip to KenWangScholars@agifors.org.
In addition: As part of the evaluation process, the candidates may be
asked to virtually meet with the selection committee to present their
and answer a few questions
Applications for the 2022 Ken Wang Scholars Program will be accepted until June 1st, 2022, 18:00 EST, and this is a firm deadline.
Vice President, AGIFORS
Chair, AGIFORS Ken Wang Scholars Program award committee