ASQ - Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Division

DIVISION AWARDS

The Food, Drug and Cosmetics Division offers Awards in the following categories:

Councilor Chair of the Year Award – Presented to the ASQ regional councilor who has made the most significant contribution to the success of the division with his or her region during the year.

Shirl Furger Service-Leadership Award – Given to recognize proactive support to the FDC Division’s officers and members, practice of ethics, integrity and honesty in balancing Divisional needs with Society interests, upbeat professionalism and a drive to facilitate success for all with a “can be done”, “will be done”, and “should be done right” attitude. (The Shirl Furger Service-Leadership Award was formerly the Committee Chair of the Year Award – Presented to the ASQ FDC Division Committee Chair who has demonstrated the greatest success in accomplishing the committee’s annual goals). 

The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Division Meritorious Service Award – Presented to ASQ FDC Division members who have contributed at least 10 years of service and who have significantly advanced the mission of the division.

Mae Goodwin Tarver Award – Conferred to the individual who presented the best technical (science or management-related) paper at a division-sponsored forum or ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement.

William Golomski Award – Recognizes a unique achievement by a group or individual member who has promoted the practice of quality in the food, drug or cosmetic industry. 


DIVISION SCHOLARSHIPS

FD&C Division Scholarships Postcard

In addition, the Division offers the following two SCHOLARSHIPS to FDC members and their families each year.

The Founders Scholarship: FD&C members and their immediate family members are eligible. This scholarship is for students pursuing a B.S. or B.A. degree. Scholarship recipients receive an annual award of $2500 per year, for four years. Total scholarship amount equals $10,000.

The Lavoisier Scholarship: FD&C members are eligible. This scholarship is for students pursuing a M.S., M.A., or Ph.D. degree. Scholarship recipients receive an annual award of $2000 per year for two years. Total scholarship amount equals $4000.

The process/requirements for applying for each of the Scholarships are listed below:

Founders Scholarship

  • Meet the minimum requirements:
    • Member of the FD&C Division or immediate family
    • G.P.A 2.5
    • Accepted to a 4 year University or College
    • Must be an ASQ Student Member

  • Complete the Founders Scholarship Application Form and send to ASQ FDC Division Scholarship Chair. Also, for additional information, please contact Scholarship Chair.
    • Write a 2 page double spaced essay “What does quality mean to me?
    • Provide a complete set of:
    • Transcripts
    • Two references from teachers
    • One professional reference from an ASQ member working in Quality in any Life Sciences Industry

  • Cheryl Norder
    FD&C Scholarship Chair
    Email cheryl.norder@gmail.com

     

    Lavoisier Scholarship

    • Meet the minimum requirements:
    • Member in good standing of the FD&C Division
    • Proof of completing an undergraduate degree
    • Currently working in the food, drug, or cosmetics field
    • Admitted to a University or College
    • Complete the Lavoisier Scholarship application form
    • Write a 10 page double spaced article on "Applcation of Quality Principles to my Field of Study?"
    • Proof of acceptance/enrollment in a post graduate program

  • Provide a complete set of:
    • Transcripts of all grades from college
    • Copy of Pre-graduate Entrance Examination scores

For scholarship application forms or additional information, please contact:

Cheryl Norder
FD&C Scholarship Chair
Email cheryl.norder@gmail.com

 

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