EURO Support for NATCOR bursaries

NATCOR (, a National Taught Course Centre in Operational Research, delivers taught courses to PhD students, from across Europe, on a number of different topics in OR. In 2021. it is anticipated that all courses will be offered online, at least until summer, with the potential for residential courses in the UK after that time.

EURO is advertising a competition for bursaries. The NATCOR course fees and accommodation (if applicable) will be funded by EURO for successful candidates. (Typically, accommodation for any residential courses will be for bed and breakfast). Any extra costs incurred will need to be settled personally.

EURO is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of bursaries for PhD students to attend NATCOR courses.

*NEW Behavioural OR and System Dynamics, 18-22 Jan 2021 – Online delivery
*Forecasting & Predictive Analysis, 22-26 February 2021 – Online Delivery
*Stochastic Modelling, April 2021 (Date to be confirmed)– Online Delivery
*Simulation, July 2021 (Date to be confirmed) – Online Delivery
*Combinatorial Optimization, September 2021 (Date to be confirmed)- Online Delivery

Applicants must be PhD students, from one of the EURO member countries or studying in one of the EURO member countries. (see Applicants must have good English Language skills as all NATCOR courses will be in English. Preference will be given to students in their first or second years, but all are welcome to apply. Preference will also be given to applicants who have not previously received support from EURO for NATCOR or other PhD schools.

To apply for a bursary, candidates from a EURO member society country, or studying in a EURO member society country, should submit a zip file containing the application form, their curriculum vitae (including their academic track record), a letter outlining their motivation to attend, and a letter of recommendation from their supervisor to

Applicants should declare on their application if they are receiving any additional support from their PhD funding body or other sponsor.

Important Dates

Deadline for applications: January 20, 2021

Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2021