Scholarships in Transportation

SEMA Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or post-secondary vocational/technical program in the United States. Applicant must have completed half of their total curriculum requirements/classroom hours by the application deadline in a field leading to a career in the automotive aftermarket or related field. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Recipient must remain a full-time student for their first full semester, quarter, or term following receipt of the award.

Whirly-Girls Flight Training Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a woman, demonstrate financial need, and possess a current airplane, glider, or balloon rating, and a current medical. Award is to obtain an additional Rotorcraft Helicopter Rating.

Frank J. Richter Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student at an accredited college/university. Preference given to transportation field majors. Minimum 2.75 GPA, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation required.

Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd. FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be pursuing a major in one of the following fields: agronomy, plant breeding and genetics, economics, finance, pulp and paper technology, transportation, crop science, plant science or agricultural business management. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applicants must live in Iowa and plan to attend a college in Iowa or Illinois. Preference is given to applicants with a specific interest in transportation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

CH2M Hill Partnership Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be women in undergraduate or graduate programs involving transportation-related studies. Selection is based on the applicant's academic record, specific transportation goals and transportation-related activities or job skills.

E.J. Sierieja Memorial Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicants must be full-time graduate students, majoring in transportation and active members. Students may not apply directly for this scholarship and must be nominated. The award is based on academic ability, character, leadership, potential service to the industrial engineering profession and financial need. Preference is given to students focusing on rail transportation.

Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 17

Applicants must be women enrolled in graduate studies in transportation or the related fields of engineering, planning, finance or logistics. Selection is based on the applicant's academic record, transportation-related activities or job skills and specific transportation goals. Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required.

Junior College/Trade School Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 17

Applicants must be women enrolled in an associate or technical program in transportation or the related fields of engineering, planning, finance or logistics. Selection is based on the applicant's academic record, transportation-related activities or job skills and specific transportation goals. Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required.

WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 17

Applicant must be a female high school senior, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be currently studying math, science, and technology. Applicants must be considering a college degree in a transportation-related field.

Diane Woodend Jones Leadership Legacy Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 17

Applicants must be women enrolled in graduate studies in transportation or the related fields of engineering, planning, finance or logistics. Selection is based on the applicant's academic record, transportation-related activities or job skills and specific transportation goals. Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required.

Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be U. S. citizens and enrolled in their Junior, Senior or Graduate year at Alabama A&M University. Students must use funds toward a research-based transportation-related degree and plan to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher level education.