Submitting an SPQA Award Application

  1. Deadline for Intent to Apply for SPQA Award: November 16, 2018.

To be considered for an SPQA Award, organizations must submit a written narrative addressing the criteria items in the Baldrige Excellence Framework. The written application is due January 18, 2019.  For the 2019 Cycle, Virginia SPQA will use the2017-2018 Baldrige Excellence Framework, which can be obtained from: Hints, considerations and recommendations for addressing the Criteria are found in these publications.

Organizations intending to apply must first complete and submit the Intent to Apply Form. This is a word document can be downloaded at This information will enables us to ensure sufficient resources for the examination of your application.