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Ellis R. Ott Scholarships

Supporting Graduate Students in Applied Statistics and Quality Management

In honor of Dr. Ellis R. Ott, late professor at Rutgers University and a founder of ASQ, the Ellis R. Ott Scholarship program awards two scholarships annually of $7500 to graduate students enrolled in or accepted to a master’s or doctoral program in the US or Canada in applied statistics or quality management or related fields.This competitive scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about improving quality and advancing the field of statistics. This program provides financial assistance to help graduate students achieve their educational and career goals, as well as opportunities to connect with other scholars and professionals in their field. During the last 25 years, scholarships totaling over $375,000 have been awarded to 65 deserving students.​


Applications accepted January 1st to April 1st for the next academic year.

For 2024-2025, the application deadline has been extended to June 15th.  Apply now to join our community of Ellis R. Ott Scholars!

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