Honors and awards granted by the Society serve not only as acknowledgement of not only work well done, but also as recognition of NDT practitioners as experts in their field. ASNT awards are granted after thorough consideration of nominations by peers of ranking committees who wish to tell the industry and the world of an individual’s merit and special, deserved place within the industry.
ASNT proudly offers an array of honors and awards, each with different eligibility requirements. Use the icon key below to quickly familiarize yourself with the program.
The 50 Year Member Recognition formally acknowledges individuals who have been members of the Society for 50 years or longer.
This recognition encourages active military and/or veterans to enter and thrive in the field of NDT.
This recognition distinguishes individuals or organizations who encourage women to enter and thrive in the field of NDT.
This award recognizes an individual’s outstanding voluntary service to the Society.
The Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship is a cash award, currently $3,000 per award, that provides an incentive to undergraduate students enrolled in U.S. universities and colleges with recognized engineering programs to choose NDT/NDE as their field of specialization.
The Faculty Grant encourages faculty members of U.S. universities and colleges to revise their existing courses or develop new courses to teach NDT/NDE by providing a financial grant.
A Fellow of ASNT is an individual member of the Society who is of outstanding professional distinction and who has made continued significant contributions to the advancement of NDT/NDE.
The Fellowship provide financial support of high-quality research activities in science and technology at the graduate level (M.S. or Ph.D. candidates).
This recognition acknowledges individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of ASNT’s programs for the qualification and certification of personnel for NDT.
This award recognizes and honors individuals who have made significant contributions and efforts in the area of NDT education and training.
The Lester/Mehl Honor Lecture recognizes outstanding contributors to the field of NDT by selecting an individual to speak on a subject with direct bearing on the use of NDT.
This award recognizes ASNT members who are deserving technicians.
The Mentoring Award recognizes people or groups in the Society who work to encourage others to reach goals and set examples to the rest of the membership of what they could be accomplishing as mentors.
The Outstanding Paper Award recognizes high degrees of effort toward technical, educational, or managerial achievement in NDT through the publication in Materials Evaluation and Research in Nondestructive Evaluation.
This award is the highest lifetime ASNT honor bestowed upon a longtime member of the Society, who is appreciated at the national level – and perhaps internationally – for many years (20 minimum) of meritorious service in the technology of NDT.
The President’s Award is a recognition of a chartered Section’s involvement and contributions to ASNT.
This recognition acknowledges highly distinguished individual breakthroughs in research in the field of NDE/NDT within the past five years.
This recognition acknowledges outstanding sustained contributions in NDE/NDT research by a single individual.
This scholarship provides incentive to students currently enrolled in course work related to NDT in a program of study leading to an associate degree or post-secondary certificate at a U.S. university, college or technical school.
This recognition provides acknowledgement for outstanding contributions, exceptional meritorious service, or significant advancement in any area of NDT and/or the Society.
The Student Travel Grant Reimbursement serves to provide an incentive to full time students to attend the ASNT Spring Research Symposium by providing reimbursement for qualified travel expenses.
This award recognizes outstanding voluntary service to the bridge and highway NDT and NDE industry.
This award is given to individuals whose initial career contributions exemplify high standards of excellence in the areas of professional achievement and meritorious service.