Scholarship Details

Robert B. Oliver Scholarship

Application Deadline:



studies in Nondestructive testing (NDT)


To provide an incentive to students currently enrolled in course work related to nondestructive testing (NDT) in a program of study learning to an undergraduate degree, an associate degree or a post-secondary certificate. The scholarship memorializes ASNT Past President, Honorary Member and Fellow Robert B. Oliver.


Students applying for the scholarship must be officially enrolled in an undergraduate degree, associate degree, or certificate program which includes studies in NDT.

Terms of Award:

The Education Division of the Technical and Education Council awards up to three $3,000 scholarships each year to students who have submitted the most outstanding manuscript about NDT research, investigation or development (provided all applicants have met the established guidelines).

Please note: Because the award may be made after the completion of studies, there is no requirement that the student use the funds for school expenses. Also, it is not necessary for an applicant to attend ASNT’s Annual Conference to be eligible for the Scholarship.

Evaluation Criteria: Selection is based on creativity (10 points), content (50 points), format and readability (25 points) and the student’s hands-on involvement in the project (15 points) – totaling 100 points

Form of Award
$2,500 in funding and a Certificate in Walnut Frame

Please Submit:

For any questions regarding the award process or timeline, please contact ASNT’s Program Coordinator, Jessica Ames (

Materials Submitted

Completed application form -- signed by applicant & school official (download form below); All applications must be submitted electronically.
Original copy of the student’s NDT manuscript (see manuscript criteria below);
Curriculum of student, showing classroom hours of NDT course work (may attach school’s published curriculum if available);
Transcript of grades showing all of student’s completed course work; if educational institution will submit electronically then have them submit the transcript to ASNT using the webpage for submission of application; if educational institution does not submit transcripts electronically then mail transcript to ASNT HQ Contact Information below. and,
Letter from an instructor or school official verifying the student’s enrollment.

For additional award information, please contact:

Member Services
Awards and Honors Program
ASNT, Inc.
1711 Arlingate Lane
PO Box 28518
Columbus, OH 43228
Phone: 614-274-6003 Ext. 233
Fax: 614-274-6899

Online Application: