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.

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.

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.

Eisenhower Graduate Fellowships

The Graduate Fellowships are specifically designed for students who are pursuing a Masters degree or Doctorate degree in transportation-related fields at the school of their choice.

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.

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.

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.

TMC / SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship

SAE and The Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations have established this technical education scholarship to honor the leadership of Donald D. Dawson. From his position as Vice President of Maintenance with Roadway Express, Mr. Dawson worked through SAE and TMC to merge the goals of truck equipment users and manufacturers. This scholarship is intended to encourage the ideal of Mr. Dawson's respected technical competence in transport management. Student Eligibility Requirements: U.S. resident 3.25 grade point average. SAT I math 600 or above and critical reading 550 or above and/or an ACT composite score 27 or above. Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program. Students transferring from accredited four-year colleges/universities must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average. Students transferring from post-secondary technical/vocational schools must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average and meet all other requirements of the engineering program to which they apply. Terms of Scholarship: One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,500 per year. Scholarship may be renewed at $1,500 a year for three additional years (total award $6,000). Application Deadline: January 15 How to Apply: Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program. Begin the application process online Submit Application that includes an essay which demonstrates evidence of hands-on automotive experience or activity (e.g., rebuilding engines, working on cars/trucks, etc.). Official high school/college transcript SAT/ACT scores Selection and Announcement of Recipient: Recipient will be selected by the TMC Scholarship Committee and notified by the end of June. All SAE Scholarship winners will be posted in July/August. Payment of Scholarship Funds: This scholarship will be paid into your account at your selected university in July/August. It can be used for tuition or any other incidental school expenses. Terms for Renewal of Scholarship: May be renewed for $1,500 per year for three additional years. Must maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Must continue enrollment in engineering. Submit the renewal form by May 30.

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program

Program Description:The HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program is a scholarship of up to $15,000 per year. Selected students may receive up to $15,000 for two academic years for a possible total award of $30,000.In addition, scholars will be offered the opportunity to participate in a possible paid 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations. Scholars will also be paired with a Marathon Oil Corporation employee who will serve as a professional mentor.Eligibility Requirements: * Be of Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage. * Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551. * Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. * Be a current Sophomore majoring in Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Management or Petroleum Land Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety, Finance, Geology, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineering, Global Procurement or Supply Chain Management, Information Technology (IT/MIS), Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or Transportation & Logistics. * Or be a current Senior planning to enroll in a Master's degree program in Geology or Geophysics. * Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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.

Ginger and Fred Deines Mexico Scholarship

Requirements: *Award can be used at institution in Mexico or 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. *Must send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

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

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