Student Grants

The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) offers grants, along with one grant from the Chemical and Process Industries Division (CPID), to cover the cost of registration, meals (up to $49), and lodging for students who wish to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC). Travel expenses are not covered by the grant. Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in programs related to Statistics or Quality Management are eligible to apply for the grant. Recipients are requested to serve as room monitors or other positions for a session at the conference and are required to write a brief article about their conference experience for the Statistics Division Newsletter/Statistics Digest and CPID counterparts.

Applicants should send a letter of interest detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation, together with a letter of recommendation from a major professor to FTC Student Grant Awards Chair Jennifer Williams at FTCgrants@outlook.com

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 13, 2019. Awardees will be notified shortly after, and must be registered by the early registration deadline (TBD). A brief personal biography and a photograph will be requested from successful applicants for inclusion in conference materials and publications, including various awards dinners and lunches throughout the conference.

 

Early Career Grants

The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality is offering grants for early career industrial statisticians to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC), including the cost of registration, meals (up to $49), and lodging. Travel expenses are not covered by the grant. Individuals who meet the following criteria are eligible:

  •  Graduated with an undergraduate or graduate degree in statistics within the last 3 years
  •  Work in quality or statistics positions in industry, government, or academia
  •  Would be unable to attend the conference without financial assistance
  •  Preference will be given to candidates who are presenting work at the FTC
  •  Candidates are asked to write one to two paragraphs detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation

Recipients are requested to serve as room monitors or other positions for a session at the conference and are required to write a brief article about their conference experience for the Statistics Division Newsletter/Statistics Digest and CPID counterparts.  Applicants should send a letter of interest detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation, together with a letter of recommendation from a superior, to FTC Early Career Grant Awards Chair Jennifer Williams at FTCgrants@outlook.com.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 13, 2019. Awardees will be notified shortly after and must be registered by the early registration deadline (TBD). A brief personal biography and a photograph will be requested from successful applicants for inclusion in conference materials and publications, including various awards dinners and lunches throughout the conference.