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Operations research (also referred to as decision science, or management science) is an interdisciplinary mathematical science that focuses on the effective use of technology by organizations. In contrast, many other science & engineering disciplines focus on technology giving secondary considerations to its use.

Employing techniques from other mathematical sciences — such as mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, and mathematical optimization — operations research arrives at optimal or near-optimal solutions to complex decision-making problems. Because of its emphasis on human-technology interaction and because of its focus on practical applications, operations research has overlap with other disciplines, notably industrial engineering and operations management, and draws on psychology and organization science. Operations Research is often concerned with determining the maximum (of profit, performance, or yield) or minimum (of loss, risk, or cost) of some real-world objective. Originating in military efforts before World War II, its techniques have grown to concern problems in a variety of industries.

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Matching Operations Research Colleges

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Columbia University in the City of New York
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $43,088 average out-state tuition; $43,088 average in-state tuition
Cornell University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $41,325 average out-state tuition; $41,325 average in-state tuition
Princeton University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $37,000 average out-state tuition; $37,000 average in-state tuition
Naval Postgraduate School
Four or more years; Public; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
University of California-Berkeley
Four or more years; Public; $34,098 average out-state tuition; $11,220 average in-state tuition
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $36,684 average out-state tuition; $36,684 average in-state tuition
Southern Methodist University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $34,990 average out-state tuition; $34,990 average in-state tuition

Operations Research Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
GEM Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship $16,000 November 13, 2018
BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship $10,000 September 30, 2018
Willis H. Carrier Scholarship $10,000 November 15, 2018
Keynote Scholarship $10,000 November 30, 2018
Reuben Trane Scholarship $5,000 November 15, 2018
Frank M. Coda Scholarship $5,000 November 15, 2018
ASHRAE General Scholarship $5,000 November 15, 2018
Alabama Power Scholarship $4,000 December 01, 2018
GEM M.S. Engineering Fellowship Program $4,000 November 13, 2018
CREW Chicago Scholarship Up to $3,000 October 31, 2018