Student Grants

The Statistics Division and Chemical and Process Industry Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) offer grants 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 but lunches during the conference are included.

In addition, the conference is offering four $1000 student awards thanks to the generosity of our platinum sponsor P&G.

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 grant.
  • 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 Grant recipients are requested to write a brief article about their conference experience for the Statistics Division Newsletter/Statistics Digest.  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 Career Grant Awards to: sschuelka@memberleader.asq.org.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 13, 2022. 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.

Early Career Grants

The Statistics Division and the Chemical and Process Industries Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) are offering grants for early career industrial statisticians to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC). Grants cover the cost of registration, meals, (up to $49) and lodging. Travel expenses are not covered. 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.

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.  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: Subject Line: FTC Early Career Grant Awards at sschuelka@memberleader.asq.org.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through July 31, 2022. 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.