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Scholarships

To encourage women pursuing careers in transportation, the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of WTS awards six local scholarship to graduate, undergraduate, community college, and high school students. These scholarships have been made possible through generous contributions from our corporate members.

Every year, the scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant’s specific transportation involvement and goals, job skills, and academic record. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Past applicants have backgrounds in civil, mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineering, as well as urban planning, public policy, public safety, and emergency response. Any students that may be eligible for the scholarships should apply!

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Daphne King
Hayden Consultants, Inc.
Phone: (214) 753-8107
Email: dking@haydenconsultants.com

Angela Hranicky
Hayden Consultants, Inc.
Phone:  (214) 753-8119
Email: ahranicky@haydenconsultants.com

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2019 Scholarships Opportunities - Applications NOW AVAILABLE!

The deadline for WTS 2019 Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship Applications have been extended to Friday, November 22nd . If you know are or know of a College undergraduate or graduate student, please continue to read for further information.

 

WTS: Advancing Women In Transportation is an international organization with over 5,000 members and 46 chapters. WTS is committed to excellence in the transportation industry and provides an opportunity for member career advancement through the exchange of information, ideas and experiences. WTS’ network provides professional support to its members through a variety of services, including career development assistance, seminars on current transportation issues, and regular newsletters.

 

To encourage women pursuing careers in transportation, the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of WTS awards four local scholarships to two graduate and two undergraduate students, all in the amount of $2,500. The scholarships are open to students attending an eligible college or university (see attached listing on application form) in Texas. These scholarships have been made possible through generous contributions from our corporate members. Every year, the scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant’s specific transportation involvement and goals, job skills and academic record. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Past applicants have had backgrounds in civil, mechanical, aerospace, electrical, and environmental engineering, as well as urban planning, public policy, public safety, and emergency response. Please encourage your students to apply for these scholarships.

 

All over the world, local WTS chapter scholarship winners become eligible for a corresponding scholarship at the WTS Foundation level. Two scholarships are available for graduate students and two scholarships are available for undergraduate students studying at universities. Additionally, the WTS Foundation offers one scholarship for a community college/technical/trade school student and one scholarship for a high school senior. The local and national scholarships are based on the same criteria in order to maximize the possibility that the applicant can also win the WTS Foundation scholarship award. Thus, applicants should complete the enclosed applications to be eligible for both local and national awards. The four local WTS scholarships are:

 

 

Your university may have several deserving women who are eligible for one or more of these scholarships and we are asking for your assistance in making the application forms available to them. Please encourage any women meeting the minimum criteria to apply. The applications are simple and straightforward and may be downloaded from http://www.wtsinternational.org/greaterdallas/scholarships. The application form and accompanying transcript, personal statement, and letter(s) of recommendation must be post marked no later than Friday, October 25, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 , to be eligible for the scholarships. We expect to notify the women selected in December 2019.

 

We appreciate your assistance and wish your candidates the best of luck. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (214) 753-8119 or ahranicky@haydenconsultants.com.

 

2018 Scholarship Winners

The 2018 WTS Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter scholarship winners have been selected. These winners have been nominated to compete for scholarships at the WTS International level. Thank you to the scholarship committee for reviewing all of the excellent applications.

  • Wanda J. Schafer Graduate Scholarship - Amruta Sakalker
  • DFW Chapter Undergraduate Scholarship - Sady Worthington
     
  • DFW Chapter Undergraduate Leadership Scholarship - Humanur Timurbanga
  • Monique Pegues Graduate Leadership Scholarship - Qian He
  • Transportation YOU Scholarship - Sunny Curtis
  • Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarship - Jada Washington
  • Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarship - Jacqueline Cervantes
  • Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarship - Edna Munoz
  • Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarship - Patricia Ortiz
  • Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarship - Jishel Sierra Mozo
  • AECOM Graduate Scholarship - Sheida Khademi
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