Applications are now closed. Thank you for your interest in the 2023 ASRT Student Leadership Development Program.

The ASRT Student to Leadership Development Program is a three-year program that offers students a chance to get to know the ASRT, attend educational sessions, and network with medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals.

Application Requirements Include:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited medical imaging or radiation therapy program.
  • Current ASRT student member.
  • Proof of current ASRT affiliate membership ,excluding Military applicants.
  • Completed application and essay.
  • Signed letter of recommendation from your program director.

*Note – Check with your affiliate for any additional application requirements.

Selected Participants Receive:

  • Airfare, housing and a stipend for meals and other travel expenses.
  • An educational program designed just for students.
  • An insider's look into the world's largest association for medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals.
  • Expanded opportunities for professional growth.
  • Three years of continuing SLDP opportunities.

Online Course Topics Include:

  • Governance Overview
  • Parliamentary Procedures and Advocacy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Legal Issues and Affiliate Compliance
  • Association Management and Communication
  • Leadership Principals

Program Expectations:

  • Must be engaged in all activities for the full three-year program.
  • Must continue to meet eligibility requirements for ASRT voting membership.
  • Must maintain affiliate membership throughout the three-year program.
  • Must complete all required coursework including but not limited to: Leadership Academy Modules, Online Advocacy Academy Modules, and Professional Mentor Program.
  • Must participate in ASRT Communities discussions.
Funding provided by the ASRT Board of Directors.

Important Dates

Aug. 1, 2024 Applications Open
Nov. 15, 2024 Applications Close
Nov. 18, 2024 - Nov. 30, 2024 Participant Selections
Dec. 15, 2024 Participant Notifications
Jan. 1, 2025 Program Begins
TBD Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting
Dec. 31, 2027 Program Ends

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


  • How long is the program?

  • How many participants are accepted into the program?

  • Do I have to be a member of an affiliate?

  • Who is eligible to apply for the program?

  • Does ASRT, or my affiliate, choose whether I am accepted into the program?

  • What do I need to submit to apply?

  • What happens to my information once it is submitted?

  • Are any activities mandatory?

  • Does the ASRT pay for me to attend the Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting?

  • Is the stipend, or the travel expenses taxable?

  • Is the ASRT responsible for me during travel to and from, as well as during the House of Delegates meeting should something happen?

  • Does ASRT reimburse Society membership fees?

  • Does ASRT reimburse affiliate membership fees?

  • Can I still be in the program if I graduate from my medical imaging or radiation therapy program?

  • What if I relocate during the program? Do I join a new affiliate?

Questions? Contact Us.

Send an email to [email protected] or call 505-298-4500.