Elekta Radiation Therapy Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31

Friday
Awarded By:

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Four awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. citizen national, or U.S. permanent resident. Individuals with a visitor, student, or G-series visa are not eligible.
  3. Must be currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level program to apply for this award. "Entry-level" refers to students who have not yet passed any of the primary pathway Registry exams (or equivalent). Please note: Students must finish their certificate or degree program after Sept. 1 of the year in which scholarship applications are due.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Please note: Students must have their program director verify their grade point average in their core curriculum with at least one complete term of radiologic science courses.
  5. Must be enrolled in a radiation therapy program.
  6. Must be a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Please note: For entry-level applicants only, limited assistance with becoming an ASRT student member is available in November and December; students should contact the ASRT for more information.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled in an entry-level radiation therapy program and are members of ASRT. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; the student's program director must verify the grade point average based on one or more semesters of study.

Application requirements for the Elekta Radiation Therapy Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Financial information
  • Short answers (9)
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The Elekta Radiation Therapy Scholarship was established to help the best and brightest students afford their radiation therapy programs. Elekta cares deeply about the oncology profession and is a passionate supporter of radiation therapists. An independent panel, the Scholarship Review Committee, evaluates applications and assigns scores to each section of the application based on standardized criteria. The combined scores are ranked, and recipients are recommended to the Board of Trustees for final approval. All awards are based on a combination of academic/professional achievements, essay content, financial need, and professional recommendation. All applicants are notified via email by May 1. Students may be awarded only one scholarship per year. If a student qualifies for more than one scholarship, he/she will receive the highest amount award for which he/she is selected.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable. Please note: Previous awardees are eligible to apply; however, applicants are only eligible to win a specific scholarship twice. Checks will be mailed to each recipient's mailing address as entered on the application. Checks will be made payable to the institution only. Scholarships of $2,500 or more must be taken in two equal installments.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Applications are available online from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation website. Each student must apply via the online application system managed by AcademicWorks. Only one application need be submitted; the student will be considered for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible. Each student must provide his/her personal tax information on the application unless claimed as a dependent; if claimed as a dependent, the student must report the income of the person(s) who claimed him/her as a dependent. Financial information should be based on the most recent tax return. Each student must also provide his/her ASRT member number, nine short answer responses of 200 words or less each, and the name and email address of a supervisor or manager who will submit an academic recommendation. The recommender will be sent instructions for submission of his/her recommendation. The complete online application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on the deadline date.
Contact: Phelosha Collaros
Address: 15000 Central Ave., S.E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123-3909

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