WDSI 2018
Western Decision Sciences Institute

Junior Faculty Awards

Junior Faculty Awards


The governing board of the Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI) has approved funding for a number of $500 awards to support junior faculty (tenure-track faculty) to attend the 2018 WDSI annual meeting.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Tenure-track faculty member with less than six years of service,
  • Must be attending the WDSI 2018 meeting and have a paper to appear in the proceedings to receive the award.
  • Past awardees are not eligible. 


  • One page application which must include a short statement detailing how the presentation at the WDSI meeting will promote greater discourse in the applicant’s professional community (no supporting documents will be considered).
  • Application must be submitted to omer.benli@csulb.edu, no later than October 30, 2017.

Selection Criteria:  Evaluation of the narrative statement. Preference will be given to first-time WDSI meeting attendees.

Award Announcement and Disbursement: Award decisions will be made by December 15, 2017. The award will be presented to the recipient at the 2018 WDSI meeting.