UAA Acuren NDT Scholarship*


The purpose of the Acuren NDT Scholarship is to provide tuition and other related assistance to UAA students pursuing the AAS Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology degree-seeking program (Scholarship I) and/or for students taking individual Non-destruct Testing classes (Scholarship II).

The intent of this fund is to encourage entrance into the Non-Destructive testing field. Internships and/or future employment with the company sponsoring this scholarship will be encouraged.

Award amount for Scholarship I is $2,500 per academic year.  Award amount for Scholarship II is $300 per class.

Qualifications:

Scholarship I – Associate Degree:

  • Applicant should demonstrate motivation, academic and leadership potential.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • Applicant must be formally admitted into the AAS Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology degree-seeking program at UAA.
  • Applicant must plan on enrolling full-time (twelve (12) credits) at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Applicants must plan on pursuing a career within the field of Non-Destructive testing.
  • Applicant may be a U.S. citizen, non-U.S. citizen, Alaska resident, or out-of-state resident.
  • Preference will be given to Alaska residents.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are in their second year of courses in the Welding & Non-Destructive Testing program.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have received the award previously.

Scholarship II – NDT Classes:

  • Applicant should demonstrate motivation, academic and leadership potential.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a Non-Destructive Testing class.
  • Applicants must plan on pursuing a career within the field of Non-Destructive testing.
  • Applicant may be a U.S. citizen, non-U.S. citizen, Alaska resident, or out-of-state resident.
  • Preference will be given to applicants attending full-time (twelve (12) credits).
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are formally admitted into the AAS Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology degree-seeking program at UAA.
  • Preference will be given to Alaska residents.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are in their second year of courses in the Welding & Non-Destructive Testing program.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have received the award previously.

To apply for this scholarship please make sure you meet all of the qualifications above, and then login to secured area of UAOnline to complete the electronic scholarship application.

*In addition to the electronic scholarship application the following must be submitted to qualify for this scholarship:

  • Complete the NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Homeland Security Release Form In order to comply with NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Homeland Security procedures for radiography workers, all candidates are required to sign a release form to allow a background check. Successfully passing the background check will be a requirement to being awarded the scholarship. 
This form must be mailed or dropped off to the UAA Office of Student Financial Assistance by the deadline (not postmarked by the deadline.  Please submit form in a sealed envelope ATTN: Acuren NDT Scholarship:
Mailing Address
UAA Office of Student Financial Assistance
ATTN: Acuren Scholarship
PO Box 141608
Anchorage, AK 99514-1608

Physical Address
UAA at the University Center
3901 Old Seward
Anchorage, AK 99503
 
  • Applicant must articulate in an essay their desire to work in the Non-Destructive Testing field and document any background work in the field of Non-Destructive Testing that shows intent to pursue this career path.  Please type essay into text box below (500 words max).