Ellis R. Ott Scholarship

April 1, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

The recipient of the Ellis R. Ott Scholarship must be a student who is planning to enroll or is currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program that has a 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. The emphasis is on applications as opposed to theory.

  • Enrolled or enrolling in a graduate level U.S. or Canadian program
  • Major in in applied statistics and/or quality management
  • Online programs are considered

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated ability
  • Academic achievement
  • Career objectives
  • Faculty recommendations
  • Involvement in student or professional organizations
  • Teaching &/or tutoring
  • Industry exposure through part-time work experience/internships

Application Materials

  1. Completed application form
  2. Resume
  3. One-page personal statement
  4. Two letters of recommendation from professors or mentors in the field
  5. Recent academic transcript

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.

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