Scholarships in Transportation And Highway Engineering

IRF Fellowship

Award: $16,500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a member of an organization in a developing country and must be nominated by that organization.

Denny Lydic Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 30

Selection is based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character, and financial need.

Fred A. Hooper Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 30

Selection is based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character, and financial need.

Texas Transportation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must have been enrolled in a school in Texas during some phase of education (elementary, secondary, or high school). Selection is based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character, and financial need.

Fred & Ginger Deines Canada Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen and enrolled at a college or university in Canada or the U.S. Selection is based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character, and financial need.

Fred & Ginger Deines Mexico Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a Mexican citizen enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. or Mexico. Selection is based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character, and financial need.

American Planning Association Planning Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be an African-American, Hispanic, or Native American who is an United States or Canadian citizen with financial need. Applicant must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate planning program that is accredited by the Planning Accredited Board.

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a graduation High School Senior and undergraduate students accepted to or currently enrolled at accredited institutions of higher learning in degree programs in the fields of Transportation logistics, supply chain management, traffic management, transportation safety and or related transportation industry operations and services.

E.J. Sierleja Memorial Fellowship

Award: $600, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.4 GPA, be an active IIE member, and be enrolled full-time. Preference given to applicant focusing on rail transportation.

Leisch Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a school that is ABET-accredited and belongs to the Council of University Transportation Centers. Applicant must be a member of ASCE. Thesis topic is considered for selection. Selection is based upon appraisal of applicant's justification, educational plan, academic performance and standing, potential for development, leadership capacity, and financial need. Previous recipients are not eligible to reapply.

Northrop Grumman Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a female full-time student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Engineering. Focus on one of the following disciplines is required: civil and materials, electrical and computer, computer science, or mechanical engineering. Applicant must show evidence of above average academic performance (minimum GPA 3.0/4.0). Women of color (African American, Latina, Native American) are encouraged to apply. Application coversheet, biographical statement, current resume or CV (list your education and employment history), UIC transcript, proof of financial aid eligibility, proof of U.S. citizenship (copy of birth certificate or passport), and two letters of recommendation (include at least one from a UIC instructor) required.

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage and is enrolled as a sophomore or senior college student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Sophomore applicants must be majoring in engineering (civil, chemical, electrical, geotechnical, mechanical, or petroleum), geology, geophysics, accounting, marketing, global procurement or supply chain management, environmental health and safety, energy management or petroleum land management, or transportation and logistics; senior applicants must be planning to earn a Master's degree in geology or geophysics. Recipient must agree to participate in a possible paid summer internship opportunity with Marathon Oil Corporation. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 24

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a female in one of the following minority groups: African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American. Applicant must be a student enrolled or officially accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate planning program accredited by the PAB (Planning Accreditation Board). Additionally, applicant must be a student who intends to work as a practicing planner in the public sector (which includes local, state & federal government, and not-for-profit careers). Selection is based upon commitment to planning as reflected in personal statement and resume, academic achievement and/or improvement during previous two years, letters of recommendation, financial need - both absolute need and need relative to tuition costs, professional presentation, and geographic balance of awards during that particular year. A two-to five-page personal and background statement written by applicant; a completed and signed APA Financial Aid application; two letters of recommendation, official transcripts, written verification from the school's financial officer indicating the average cost of one academic year of graduate school; a resume; a copy of acceptance letter from a PAB-accredited graduate planning school; a notarized statement of financial independence signed by applicant's parents; and applicant's signature on the application itself are all required to be submitted.

Jim Snead Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Alaska who is pursuing post-secondary education with a focus on international business, transportation, or a related industry.

Recycling Research Foundation's National Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be pursuing a graduate level degree, be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The program is open to those seeking a graduate degree in a program that supports the scrap processing and recycling industry as a whole. The industry itself is both labor and mechanically intensive as scrap processors take old and new metals, paper, rubber, plastic, glass and more, and sort it into established grades which are highly sought after by manufacturers. The challenges of recycling on the scale of 200 billion pounds a year has given rise to new and innovative technologies as the recycling industry adapts to an ever changing marketplace of goods.

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.

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.