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NICOLE C. WASHINGTON SCHOLARSHIP

The Baltimore Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) is offering a scholarship of $1,500 to a deserving female student from Morgan State University in memory of alumna Nicole Washington.

 

An Applicant Must Be:

  • A returning student at Morgan State University’s Civil Engineering Department and must be enrolled full time (at least 12 hours)
  • Studying for an undergraduate degree for the first time
  • A United States citizen or a non-citizen who is able to apply for federal student aid
  • A permanent resident of Maryland

 
Academic Excellence  
Applicants should:

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Major in Civil Engineering
  • Demonstrate skilled writing ability
  • Have an interest in the Transportation Profession

 
Citizenship, Character and Serious-Mindedness  
Applicants should: 

  • Demonstrate a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society both present and future
  • Be involved in a balance of community, school and work activities
  • Pursue goals and aspirations with integrity, resolution, self-discipline and judgment
  • Be willing to volunteer at one (1) WTS event to promote the transportation industry to young women

 
A completed application package must include the following items:
 

  • A completed WTS Baltimore Chapter Scholarship Application form
  • The applicant’s resume.  Include awards, honors, activities, organizations, work experience etc.
  • Current college transcript (this will serve as proof of enrollment as well as program of study)
  • Sealed recommendation letters from two references (current or former professors or employers).
  • A personal statement, not to exceed 500 words, that describes the applicant’s interest in pursuing a transportation career, outlines current career objectives, and identifies any affiliations and activities related to achieving the goal of a transportation career. 

Mail applications postmarked/emailed by March 20, 2017 to Women’s Transportation Seminar, Attn: Nicole Washington Scholarship, P.O. Box 2351, Baltimore, MD 21203.  Any questions e-mailbarbara.mosier@stvinc.com.    

 

Click to Download the Nicole Washington Scholarship Application





WTS BALTIMORE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

To encourage and support women pursuing careers in a transportation related field, the WTS Baltimore Chapter will award one $3,000.00 scholarship to a deserving student during the 2017-2018 school year. The recipient of this scholarship will also be nominated by the Chapter for the WTS International Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship, which is a $5,000.00 scholarship that will be awarded in May 2017 at the WTS Annual Conference.

The applicant wishing to be considered for the WTS Baltimore Chapter Scholarship must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Be a female student;
  • Be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program in a college or university in Maryland;
  • Have a GPA that is at least 3.0 or higher; and
  • Plan to pursue a career in a transportation-related field.

 
Click to Download the WTS Baltimore Chapter Scholarship Application

Mail applications postmarked/emailed by October 2, 2017 to Women’s Transportation Seminar, Attn: Scholarships, P.O. Box 2351, Baltimore, MD 21203. Any questions e-mail barbara.mosier@stvinc.com.  

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