Program Highlights

The ASRT Student 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 Deadline Extended to Nov. 30, 2021.

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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

July 1, 2021 Applications Open
Nov. 30, 2021 Applications Close
Dec. 10, 2021 Participant Selections
Dec. 31, 2021 Participant Notifications
Jan. 1, 2022 Program Begins
June 23 - 26, 2022 Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting

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 or call 505-298-4500.