Current research plans - write a brief description of current research plans and general research interests (maximum 2000 characters including spaces).
Background - include the following information: current academic status, degrees earned stating the year of graduation, a brief list of relevant classes and workshops taken, self-assessment of proficiency in statistical methods and programming in R and other environments, ability to communicate in English (maximum 2000 characters including spaces)
Motivation - explain why the topics addressed by the workshop are of special interest to you and to what extent these subjects are taught at your current academic institution (maximum 1000 characters including spaces)
Financial Aid and Logistical Assistance - explain your anticipated financial needs and list sources of funding for which you plan to apply to attend the course. Tell us also about any other issues with which you may need assistance (e.g., entry visa to USA, disabilities, etc.) (maximum 1000 characters including spaces)
Recommendation Letter - indicate the name and email address of the academic advisor who will provide the letter. Note: A recommendation letter must be provided by the applicant's academic advisor and uploaded separately. Recommendation letters should give details about the applicant's abilities and personality, not just academic credentials. Recommendation letters are also due on April 1st. Obtaining a recommendation from anyone who is not an advisor must be explained.