Elsevier Faculty Development Scholarship


Deadline: January 6, 2021

On-line application

Application and Eligibility Criteria


  • ARRT registered technologist
  • Graduate of an accredited program in radiologic sciences
  • Have and carry a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have worked in the didactic setting of an accredited radiologic sciences program for at least one year
  • Associate or institutional member of ACERT
  • Pursuing graduate degree in education, healthcare or imaging sciences
  • The recipient of this scholarship must maintain a minimum load of 6 credit hours for the academic year


  • Complete the Elsevier Faculty Development Scholarship application
  • Include:
    • Copy of current ARRT card
    • Current vitae showing professional experience (employer and dates of employment)
    • Documentation showing graduation from accredited program
    • Verification of enrollment in graduate course(s), (course schedule or letter from advisor)
  • Submit an essay discussing the points stipulated by the scholarship committee
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  • The essay must be original. (In the recipient’s own words)
  • The essay will be a minimum of __3__ pages with a maximum of __5__ pages.
  • Each applicant must submit an electronic copy of his/her essay along with the completed scholarship application.
  • The essay must discuss the following points:
    • Explanation of why applicant is pursuing the degree
    • Explanation of how applicant hopes to improve his/her instruction in his/her perspective program areas with the degree
    • Example of at least one of the following –
      • An innovative and effective teaching method
      • A successful practice for teaching special populations
      • An effective integration of clinical and didactic experiences
      • An effective use of multimedia in the classroom
  • ACERT may share any portion of the application or essay with associates of Elsevier, if requested.


  • The recipient of this scholarship will be determined by the ACERT Elsevier Faculty Development Scholarship Committee
  • Recipient of the scholarship will be notified prior to the conference
  • Recipient award will be a $1000.00 scholarship from Elsevier
  • Recipient will be announced at the ACERT Conference