FTC Student Travel Awards

The Chemical and Process Industry Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Quality and Productivity Section of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences of the ASA offer travel awards to cover the cost of registration, meals (up to $49), and lodging for students (one night) who wish to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC). Travel expenses are not covered, but lunches during the conference are included.

Individuals who meet the following criteria are eligible:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in programs related to Statistics or Quality Management are eligible to apply for the travel award
  • Would be unable to attend the conference without financial assistance.

Preference will be given to candidates who are presenting work at the FTC.

Recipients are requested to serve as room monitors or other positions for a session at the conference. Additionally, Student Travel Award recipients are requested to write a brief article about their conference experience.

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 with the Subject Line: FTC Student Travel Awards to: seburke89@gmail.com

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 16, 2024. 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.