The Texas Rangers are proud to provide the Innovation Call-Up Scholarship, through which a one-time education scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to an eligible student who submits the best original formula or statistic to be used in a baseball context. The Rangers are challenging students to create original formulas or statistics to provide previously immeasurable projections, indicators of future success, measurement of risk, or player valuation. The scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university in the Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 academic year, majoring in any discipline. This is an opportunity for young aspiring baseball professionals to showcase their independent thinking and unique skill sets. Finalists may have the opportunity to present their finding to the baseball operations staff.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Completed Application
- Certified copy of your college/university transcript
- An original formula, model or statistic which satisfies the following:
- Contains an original mathematical model or innovative statistic for tangible use in a baseball operations context
- Includes methodology, sources of information, givens, variables definitions, and conclusions including proof of how it may be useful to a baseball operations department
Complete and signed applications must be submitted to [email protected] by September 30, 2018