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CollageIn 2017, the WTS Los Angeles Scholarship Committee oversaw the distribution of more than $70,000 in competitive academic scholarships to women in high school, certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs in transportation-related fields, including transportation engineering, planning, finance, or logistics. Learn more about our community college, undergraduate, and graduate-level scholarships here.

2018 Local Scholarships & Qualification for International Scholarships 

Community College Scholarship:
  • $3,000 Community College Scholarships 
  • Application here

Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • $10,000 & $7,500 Ava Doner Memorial Scholarships
  • Application here

Graduate Scholarships:

  • $10,000 & $7,500 Myra L. Frank Memorial Graduate Scholarships
  • Application here

Requirements for Scholarships: 

  • Women currently enrolled in an associate’s, undergraduate, graduate degree, or certificate program in a transportation-related field, such as Transportation Engineering, Environmental Planning, Finance, Goods Movement or Logistics. 
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a school in Los Angeles County or have residency in Los Angeles County. 
  • GPA and other requirements vary by scholarship.

NOTE: Previous winners of a WTS-LA scholarship are not eligible to apply for the same scholarship.


A committee of WTS-LA members reviews the applications. Scholarships will be awarded at the annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner in November 2018.

For more detailed information on the undergraduate and graduate scholarship application, contact Elisabeth Rosenson, Scholarship Chair at  

Highschool Scholarships

The high school scholarship applications will be available by summer 2018 and accepted in Fall 2018. More details to follow soon. To learn more about high school scholarships, contact

Support the Scholarship Fund

We invite corporations of all sizes, as well as individuals, to support our scholarship program. Find out more about sponsoring a scholarship here.




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