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Transportation Scholarships

Here are some of the Transportation scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Charles Abrams Scholarship

For U.S. citizen attending the graduate planning program at Columbia, Harvard, MIT, the New School for Social Research and the University of Pennsylvania, an award of $2,000 is made.

Transportation Fellowship Program

The Transportation Fellowship Program is open to any student who is: - registered in one of the schools selected to participate in the program; - an ethnic minority (e.g., Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian, or Pacific Islander), female or economically disadvantaged; - enrolled full-time in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester undergraduate (at least junior status) or 9 credit hours per semester graduate student, or - enrolled part-time in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester undergraduate (at least junior status) or 6 credit hours per semester graduate student; and - in compliance with professional standards and able to maintain a satisfactory level of performance in the academic and internship programs. There are six areas of study identified as disciplines for the Fellowship Program. Each will enable a student to develop an understanding and appreciation of the role transportation plays in our society, as well as provide the skills necessary for the transportation professional. The areas of study are: Transportation Planning, Transportation Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Transportation Law, Urban or Spatial Geography and Transportation Management. The following colleges and universities are participating in the Transportation Fellowship Program: Paul Quinn College, Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Woman's University, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Dallas. The Fellowship is a two-year program, designed to assist with the last two years of education, whether graduate or undergraduate. At the discretion of the Advisory and Selection Committee, part-time students will be allowed to take 2 1/2 years to complete their fellowship. Participation as a senior undergraduate in one year and as a graduate the following year is not allowed.

Jack E. Leisch Scholarship

ASCE member enrolled full-time in a transportation/traffic engineering graduate program; university must be ABET accredited and a member of the Council of University Transportation Centers; thesis topic is considered in selection.

Ginger and Fred Deines Mexico Scholarship

Award Amount: $500-$1,000 Requirements: * Award can be used at institution in Mexico of the US. Must attend a four year institution. * Must intend to pursue career in logistics, civil engineering, transportation. * Must have finished at least one year of undergraduate studies.

Myra L. Frank Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be a female student. 2. Must have a 3.0 GPA. 3. Must plan to pursue a career in a transportation-related field. 4. Must be an undergraduate student. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.wtsinternational.org/sub.php?section=chapters

Eisenhower Tribal Colleges Initiatives

The purpose of this fellowship is to identify transportation activities at tribal colleges to provide fellowships for Native American students and faculty.

ABA Diversity Scholarship

Scholarship Details 1 Scholarship, open to ABA Members @ $2,500 each This scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally under represented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. Eligible candidates must have completed, at a minimum, their first year of college at an accredited university; must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry; and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Diversity Scholarship Selection Process Winners are judged on their high level of academic achievement, character, leadership, financial need, and commitment to advancing the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. Applicants are required to submit a 500-word essay discussing the role they hope to play in advancing the future of the transportation, motorcoach, travel, and tourism/hospitality industry. Those applicants affiliated with ABA-member companies receive additional consideration to those who are not affiliated with ABA-members. All applicants are notified of the competition results in May. An impartial selection committee of educators is responsible for ranking and choosing the winners. Online Application (January - April Only)

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be a female. 2. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 3. Must be an undergraduate student. 4. Must be pursuing a degree related to transportation. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.wtsinternational.org/sub.php?section=chapters

ABA Member Scholarships

7 Scholarships, open to ABA members only at $2,500 each. Eligible applicants are full-time employees or the dependent children of full-time employees of ABA member companies. The eligible employee must have been employed by an ABA member company (in good standing) for at least one year as of January 1 in the year in which the scholarships are awarded. The winners or the parents of the winners must still be employed in the spring when the winners are selected. The applicant must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, and must have a declared major or course of study that is relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industries and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA (B Average). Online Application (January - April Only)

APA Planning & the Black Community Division Schp

For U.S. citizens who are African-Americans, Hispanic or Native American students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study at the time of application. The award is made by the Planning & the Black Community Division of the American Planning Association. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to minority student (African-American, Hispanic or Native American) who is studying for a degree in planning or a related field (Public Administration or Environmental Science), and attending a Planning Accredited Board approved college or university.

Railway Club of Southern California Annual Scholarship, The

Criteria: 1. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student in a degree program related to rail transportation. 2. Must have a 3.0 gpa or higher. 3. Must be interested in a profession in the rail transportation industry such as engineering, planning, or operations. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should pick up an application from the Center for Scholarship Information ((562) 985-2549; mailto scholarships@csulb.edu; USU-108).

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