This scholarship honors the memory of Richard A. Freund, a past president of ASQ. It is for graduate study of the theory and application of quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement, and total quality management. It covers the engineering, statistical, managerial, and behavioral foundations of those fields.
Member unit scholarships are administered by a subcommittee/committee that bears the name and report to Executive Committee of the unit. Scholarships are often specific to membership and/or region and vary in amount and criteria.