There shall be one category of scientific essay competition. Radiographers and student radiographers will both compete in the same competition and may submit only one scientific essay per year.
All members in good standing of the Iowa Society of Radiologic Technologists, except those described below, are eligible to compete, provided that their completed essays and applications are sent by certified mail with return receipt to the I.S.R.T. President-Elect (or representative) postmarked no later than January 15th of the current year.
The following I.S.R.T. members may NOT participate in competition:
- Annual Meeting General Chairman and Co-Chairman
- Program Chairman
- Scientific Essay Judges
- Persons employed by commercial firms engaged in the sale, repair or manufacture of imaging equipment or products.
In order to be eligible for competition the author must be a member of the I.S.R.T. at the time of submission.