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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.

ABA Academic Merit Scholarship

Scholarship Details: 2 Scholarships, open to ABA Members and Others at $2,500 each. This scholarship is open to both ABA and non ABA Members. The applicant must be a freshman, sophomore; junior, senior, or graduate student at an accredited University (4-year university/college or junior college) and must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel and tourism industry and must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher. 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.

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.

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.

Ava Doner 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§ion_id=05.07&chapter_id=15 for more information and an application form.

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).

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.

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)

Eisenhower Grants for Research Fellowships (GRF)

The purpose of the GRF is to acquaint students with transportation research, development, and technology transfer activities and to provide talented students opportunities to conduct research on important transportation topics at U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) facilities.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Scholarship Details This scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel and tourism industry. You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada You must have attained cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale You must either: a) have a physical or sensory disability (as defined by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act); or b) be a child of a wounded U.S. or Canadian military veteran; or c) be a veteran of the U.S. or Canadian military 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)

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