Transportation Fellowship Program

Scholarship Description

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. 

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 9760

Deadline: 2018-05-18


Sponsoring Organization North Central Texas Council of Governments
P.O. Box 5888
Arlington, TX 760055888

Contact Person: Lucille Johnson

Phone: 800-272-3921