Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management

Awarded By: American Society for Quality
Updated on Apr 4, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 4, 2024
Amount: USD 7500
United States of AmericaUSA

Scholarship Overview

The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality has $7,500 scholarships available to support students who are enrolled in, or are accepted into, a master’s degree or higher program with a concentration in applied statistics, statistical engineering, and/or quality management. This includes the theory and application of statistical inference, statistical decision-making, experimental design, analysis and interpretation of data, statistical process control, quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement, quality management, and related fields. The emphasis is on applications as opposed to theory. Studies must take place at US or Canadian institutions. Online and in-class programs are included.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada
  • Concentration in applied statistics and/or quality management
  • This includes the theory and application of statistical inference, statistical decision-making, experimental design, analysis and interpretation of data, statistical process control, quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement, quality management, and related fields


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 7500=> Rs 6,23,703
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.16(last updated 9th January 2024)

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Two letters of recommendation from professors in the current or intended field of study
  • An essay of no longer than one page, typewritten, no smaller than 10-point type, stating qualifications, career goals, reasons for seeking the scholarship
  • Comments should be consistent with the scholarship award criteria, above
  • A resume/CV is required
  • Typed application form – no handwritten forms, please
  • Academic Transcripts

Application Process:

  • Download the application form from the scholarship page
  • Email this complete form with the applicant’s resume, and essay to lynnehare@comcastnet
  • LORs should be sent via email only to lynnehare@comcastnet
  • Transcripts should be sent via regular mail to:

Dr Lynne B Hare

55 Buckskin Path

Plymouth, MA 02360

(774) 413-5268

  • Applicants are advised to read the biographical sketch of Ellis R Ott, included, to assure an appropriate fit and to further guide the contents of their essays
  • Applicants must assure that faculty members and other mentors receive copies of pages 2 and 3 of the document

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required
Official transcripts Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline: Not Available
Contact Email: lynnehare@verizonnet

Additional Information:
Students enrolled in online programs are not eligible, nor are relatives of the Governing Board and of the ASQ Statistics Division Council members or previous winners of the award.

Scholarship Eligibility


  • must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline with good academic standing
  • must be planning to enroll or is currently enrolled in a master’s degree or higher-level US or Canadian program that has a concentration in applied statistics and/or quality management
  • Students enrolled in online programs are not eligible for the scholarship
  • Scholarship awards are based on:
      • Demonstrated ability in the above fields
      • Academic achievement, including honors
      • Career objectives
      • Faculty recommendations
      • Involvement in student or professional organizations
      • Teaching and tutoring
      • Industrial exposure including part-time work and internships

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required


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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their undergraduate education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, LOR, Essays, and CV.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time