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Baldrige Award Process Fees

Award Criteria | About the Award | How to Apply | Award Cycle Overview | Is Your Organization Eligible | Application Format


Applicant Size (employees): 500 or less

Eligibility Determination: No Charge 


Site Visit**

Applicant Size (employees): 501 or more

Eligibility Determination: No Charge


Site Visit**

*Covers expenses associated with the review of applications and the development of evaluation reports. 

**Paid only by applicants receiving site visits. Site visit fees are subject to change depending on the extent of virtual rather than in-person interactions. The fee is due to ASQ prior to the site visit.

Payment Information

Payment is due by the application deadline: April 12, 2024. Please contact bmeerschaert [at] (Beth Meerschaert) to indicate payment method.

Payments must be made in U.S. currency. Payment options include 

  • ACH or Wire Transfer (please contact Beth Meerschaert 414-274-2170 at ASQ to confirm Account number).

  • Checks and purchase orders must be drawn on a U.S. financial institution. Please make payable to Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Remember to include the name of the organization applying on the memo line.

    Mail to:
    ASQ Baldrige
    Attn: Beth Meerschaert
    600 N Plankinton Ave
    Milwaukee, WI, 53203

  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express.  Please be advised that processing time for CC Payments is 7 full business days. Note: ASQ/American Society for Quality-E-Commerce will be shown on the credit card statement. Please do not transmit any credit card information via email. 

    W-9 is available upon request. 

Award Process Helpline
301-975-8789 | baldrigeaward [at] (baldrigeaward[at]nist[dot]gov)

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  • Baldrige Customer Service
    (301) 975-2036
    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 1020
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1020
Created October 24, 2012, Updated April 11, 2024