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Call for WTS Scholarship Applicants!

Deadline: Materials due by Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7 pm.

WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies in transportation or a related field.WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies in transportation or a related field.

Available scholarships:

Minimum applicant criteria for all scholarships:

  • Open to all women
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Currently attending a junior college, trade school, college or university in Oregon or Southwest Washington. For Transportation YOU Scholarship: Current High School Senior in Oregon or Southwest Washington 
  • For Junior College, Trade School, College and Graduate level scholarships:
    • Student must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, operations, or logistics
  • Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field
  • Not previously awarded a WTS scholarship at the same level (Transportation YOU winners can later apply at Undergraduate and Graduate Levels;Undergraduate winners may later apply at Graduate Level)
  • Graduate winners are not eligible to apply again

The scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant's specific transportation career goals; leadership, especially related to transportation; academic record; transportation-related activities or job skills; writing skills; and letters of recommendation.  Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  Applicants are allowed to apply for more than one scholarship.

Submit applications to the Scholarship Chair electronically. All materials including all official transcripts must be received by 7 pm Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2016. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Application materials are not returned to applicants. If applying for more than one scholarship, only a single set of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended is sufficient.  

Jennifer Chariarse, WTS Portland Scholarship Chair jennifer.chariarse@dot.gov

 

If you or someone you know is interested in applying, please click the appropriate link above.

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