ASNT Fellowship Award 2016
The ASNT Fellowship Award 2016 is a cash award, currently up to $20,000 per award, granted to an ABET-accredited educational institution to fund specific research in NDT at the postgraduate level (MS or PhD).
15 October 2016
To fund research activity in nondestructive testing (NDT) at the graduate level, either master’s or doctoral.
ABET accredited academic institutions with graduate educational research programs are eligible. Faculty Advisor must meet the requirement for directing the student’s graduate degree program as required by the nominating university. No more than one proposal per faculty member will be considered annually.
Student must meet the requirement for the degree program described in the proposal as required by the nominating university. The fund shall be used as described in the proposal submitted as part of the application documentation. The intent is to support the students in the conduct of their studies or research need towards attaining a graduate level degree.
The application should be in the form of a proposal for a graduate level research project from the university outlining what the program or graduate study activity will consist of and how long they will manage the fellowship.
All Fellowship proposals should be formatted as follows:
Length: The proposal, with all support materials, should not exceed twenty one-sided sheets.
Title Page: Should list the title, the school name, the faculty member submitting the proposal, the name of the potential student recipient (required), mailing address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. It shall specify the anticipated starting date, estimated date of completion and to who the funds are to be disbursed.
Abstract: A brief executive summary of the nature and scope of the research to be performed.
Research Proposal: This should contain a detailed description of the graduate research project indicating the objectives, planned approach, the expected results.
Program of Study: This should provide a brief description of the actual or typical program of study of the potential student recipient. A brief catalog description of the indicated courses would be helpful.
Research Facilities: Should include a description of the research facilities equipment and other appropriate resources available for use on this project.
Budget: Should indicate the resources dedicated to this project. The proposed use of ASNT Fellowship funds should be indicated explicitly. None of the ASNT Fellowship Award funds can be used for overhead or indirect institution expenses.
Research Advisor: Background information on the faculty advisor of the student recipient must be included. In addition, please complete ASNT’s Biographical Data Form for this information (download form)
Recipient Only: Background information on the graduate student is required.
*The proposal must be signed by the faculty member and by an official authorized to commit the institution in business affairs.
How to apply
All nominations MUST be submitted online.
You will need to submit your application via ASNT application form which can be click from here. For more information on the scholarships and application procedures please visit ASNT website at here