The Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists
Student Scholarship

There will be up to three (3) scholarships available, at the discretion of the MSRT board, for radiography students who meet the necessary qualifications - the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists Scholarship Award, the Robert A. Feldhaus Scholarship Award and the Stephanie A. Whisler Scholarship Award. Each scholarship will be an award of $700.00. The scholarships will be presented at the MSRT Annual Conference.


The candidate must:

  1. Be a student member of the MSRT.
  2. Be in good standing with a training program acceptable for credit by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  3. Have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale/or have a minimum of a B average in all attempted coursework
  4. Sign an agreement that if he or she would leave school before, or at the end of the first semester after receiving the scholarship, all of the scholarship moneys would be returned to the MSRT

The recipients are encouraged to attend the annual conference (banquet) to receive their award. Note: The recipients will be notified of their selection at least two weeks in advance of the conference, and registration fees will be waived for day the scholarship awards are given.

Application Procedure:

  1. Complete the electronic scholarship application form at
  2. Submit two (2) valid email addresses of recommenders, who will fill out a recommendation form regarding applicant.  At least (1) one of these recommenders must be program faculty (i.e. clinical instructor, program director, etc.).
  3. Upload two (2) versions of your personal essay to the MSRT website.  This must be done at the same time as the application is filled out.
  4. Submit Program Director’s email address.  This will be used to verify the candidate's student status and gain applicant’s radiography core curriculum GPA.  *Please make program director aware of your application and deadline required.
  5. All applicants must be a current member of the MSRT.  Membership will be verified with the membership chair upon receipt of application. Your membership category should directly correlate with your membership status.  If you hold an imaging/therapy credential(s) you are considered a technologist and should apply under the technologist scholarship.

Directions for Personal Essay:

Essay content must include the following information:

  1. How will this scholarship award benefit your professional development?
  2. What is your current financial status as a student?
  3. Career goals and personal academic achievements
    • What have you done to go above and beyond as a student?
    • What leadership roles have you accepted?
    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  4. Professional Motivation
    • Why did you choose Radiologic Science?
    • What impact do you want to have on your profession in the future?
    • How do you plan to support MSRT in the future?
  1. Essays should be typewritten and five hundred words (500) or less in length.
  2. Essays must be double-spaced, 12pt font, Times New Roman.
  3. Essays must be submitted in a specific format, either pdf, Microsoft Word, or Rich-text.  Other word processing formats are not permitted.
  4. Essays should be free of grammatical and spelling/punctuation errors.  
  5. Two (2) copies of the essay must be uploaded to the MSRT.
    • The first copy will include the following:
      • Author’s Name 
      • Name of School and/or program
      • Essay
    • The second copy for judging purposes will be free of all personal identification. 
      • Essay ONLY
        • *Inclusion of specific names and references to personal information in the body of your essay can put you at risk for disqualification.  Things not to include are: 
          • program name
          • program faculty names
          • clinical facility names
          • colleague and peer names
          • prior employment/employer names
          • references to geographical location
          • any other information that could identify you personally

Please fill out the application form and upload your CV, proof of ARRT registration and essays by:

January 31st  (11:59pm)  to:

  • Submitting well in advance of the January 31st deadline will ensure that if there is a problem with submission, ample time will be available to remedy the situation.  Submitting at the last minute may put you at risk for disqualification.

Applications after this date will be disqualified.  NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE!

Questions? Contact:  If you do not get a reply back within at least 2-3 days please contact the Webmaster.

Click HERE for the Student Scholarship Rules.

The Student Scholarship Application can be found HERE.