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Awards and Scholarships
Ott Scholarship | FTC Student Scholarship | Hunter Award | ASQ Fellow Nomination

Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management
Deadline: April 1
Criteria for Selection -
Scholarship recipient must be a student who is planning to enroll or is currently enrolled in a masters degree or higher level US or Canadian program that has a concentration in applied statistics and/or quality management. Complete scholarship information and additional criteria are included in the application and instructions.


Download application files:
Application Form & Instructions (MS Word) | PDF | 2010-11 Ott Scholarship Winners (MS Word) | PDF

FTC Student Grant
Deadline: July 1

Criteria for Selection - The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality offers up to 5 grants per year for students who wish to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC). Grants are available for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students of statistics and quality management.

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FTC Early Career Grant
Deadline: July 1

Criteria for Selection - The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality is offering several grants for early career industrial statisticians to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC), which include the cost of registration, meals and lodging. Use the following link to view full criteria.

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William G. Hunter Award
Deadline: June 30
Criteria for Selection -
The William G. Hunter Award is presented annually in order to encourage the creative development and application of statistical techniques to problem-solving in the quality field. Named in honor of the Statistics Division’s founding chairman, the award recognizes that person (or persons) whose actions most closely mirror Bill Hunter’s strengths, which were as:
  • A Communicator
  • A Consultant
  • An Educator (especially for practitioners)
  • An Innovator
  • An Integrator (of statistics with other disciplines) and
  • An Implementor (who obtained results)
Learn more about William Hunter in this archival document, capturing the talk given at the Speakers' Dinner at the 6th Annual William G. Hunter Conference on Quality in Madison, Wisconsin, on June 2, 1993. Copied with permission from CPQI.
Download Award Criteria and Nomination Form (MS Word) (PDF) | Past Recipients (PDF)
ASQ Fellow Nomination
Deadline: July 1
Criteria for Selection -
Candidates for ASQ Fellow Nomination must meet three basic requirements:
  • Active experience in quality related positions.
  • Senior member of ASQ in good standing.
  • Has attained distinction in quality-related disciplines.
Complete nomination information and forms can be found at: