Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship

The Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship is a cash award, currently $3,000 per award, that provides an incentive to undergraduate students enrolled in U.S. universities and colleges with recognized engineering programs to choose NDT/NDE as their field of specialization.

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Scholarship Information


Undergraduate students enrolled in colleges and universities in the United States with recognized engineering department programs at the time the application is submitted for this scholarship. Each potential candidate for this award must show their anticipated graduation date to be later that the date the award funds are to be distributed. Each potential candidate must also show an active interest in the field of nondestructive testing and evaluation.


Students applying for the scholarship must submit the following:

  • Student’s original essay describing how they envision the role of NDT/NDE in their career.
  • Official school transcripts showing all completed coursework.
  • Outline of student’s program of study.
  • Three (3) individual letters of support from faculty.
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Up to three (3) recipients are selected each year based on the following criteria:

  • Academic performance based on transcripts.
  • Essay evaluation.
  • Clarity and intelligibility.
  • Potential contribution to NDT.
  • Letters of support from faculty.
  • Overall impression.

Award Timeline

  • Applications are due 29 February.
  • Funds will be made available in July.

For any questions regarding the award process or timeline, please contact ASNT’s Program Specialist at

Form of Award

$3,000 scholarship