1. General timeline 2023
The application process for the QSA is simple, non-bureaucratic and
effective. The applied procedures create as little extra work as possible for
the applicants. If you have suggestions on how to further improve this process,
please do not hesitate to put them forward.
2. Eligible projects
The purpose of the QSA is to recognize projects and project teams that make a measurable contribution to sustainability through the use of quality methods.
3. Application package
The application package consists of the following:
4. Application method
If you are located within a partner country or region, please contact them and they will inform you how to apply. Note that for the local contest the application form and the optional technical report can be in the local language but the one page summary must always be in English. If you are selected for the global contest in addition to the one page summary, the application form must be in English. Document format is pdf.
If you are not located in a partner region, you can apply directly to IAQ. Application documents can be requested by mailing to email@example.com . You will then receive the necessary documents. When they are filled in, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org . In this case all documents must be in English and in pdf format.
5. Fees, registration and feedback
Where IAQ works with partners, the partner will define the fee for applying for the local-level award. Applications directly to IAQ will be charged an administrative fee of 50 US $. Once payment has been made, your application will be registered, and you will receive a notification of acceptance of the application.
6. What happens next?
After acceptance of your application, the evaluation and examination process starts. This is explained in the award roadmap (see futher down on this page)
If your project is considered eligible for the Global QSA award, you can decide to participate in the global final. This will require the following:
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