Charles Hellier III Scholarship

The Charles Hellier III scholarship is a cash award, currently $10,000 per award, that provides an incentive to individuals who are enrolled or seeking enrollment in nondestructive testing (NDT) training courses in the United States.

Scholarship Information


Individuals who are enrolled or seeking enrollment in nondestructive testing (NDT) training  courses at any U.S. based school or technical training organization. Training can prepare the individual for entry into the profession or provide them with professional development in NDT.


  • Applicants must provide the name of school or training organization where coursework will be completed.
  • Applicants must provide brief description of coursework individual is contemplating enrolling in or is enrolled in.
  • Applicants must provide month and year when they intend to begin training coursework.
  • Applicants must provide month and year when they expect training coursework will be completed.
  • Applicants must submit an original essay (minimum of 500 words) summarizing any previous training or education in NDT, future career goals and how the scholarship will provide an advantage to further career development.
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The ASNT Foundation’s Board of Trustees will review each application received.

Award Timeline

  • Applications are due 29 February.

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


After finishing training coursework, scholarship recipients are required to submit a written report covering the following key points:

Course Overview

Briefly describe the topics covered in the training program. Highlight any specific modules or subjects that stood out to you.

Key Learnings

Outline the main concepts, skills, or knowledge you gained during the coursework. Share any real-world applications or scenarios where you can apply what you've learned.

Academic and Professional Growth

Outline the academic and professional skills you have developed during the training. Discuss how these skills align with your academic and career goals.

Scholarship Impact

Share how the scholarship has contributed to your ability to participate in the training.

Form of Award

Scholarship is $10,000. Up to one (1) scholarship awarded each year.

Funds will be paid to individuals on 1 July 2024.