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2018/2019 Scholarship Announcement

Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) has a rich tradition of offering scholarships each year to women who are pursuing their education in transportation or a related field.


The WTS Puget Sound chapter is pleased to offer the following scholarships for the 2018/2019 academic year.

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - $5,000

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 the WTS Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field. The winner of the Puget Sound Chapter scholarship may also be nominated for the WTS Foundation national Sharon D. Banks scholarship.

Applications for this scholarship are due by 5:00 PM on November 28, 2018 (no postmarks). Emailed application submittals are encouraged.

Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship - $5,000

The WTS Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship was established in 1981 by WTS International to encourage women to pursue career paths in transportation. The scholarship is awarded to women pursuing graduate studies in transportation or a related field. The winner of the Puget Sound Chapter scholarship may also be nominated for the WTS Foundation national Helene M. Overly scholarship.

Applications for this scholarship are due by 5:00 PM on November 28, 2018 (no postmarks). Emailed application submittals are encouraged.

Junior College/Trade School Scholarship - $5,000

WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in transportation. One way it does this is by awarding community, technical, or trade college scholarships to women pursuing transportation- related study at community and trade colleges. This scholarship is intended for students pursuingan associate or technical degree in transportation-related studies.

Applications for this scholarship are due by 5:00 PM on November 28, 2018 (no postmarks). Emailed application submittals are encouraged.

Shawna Mulhall Memorial Scholarship - $5,000

The Shawna Mulhall Scholarship supports the WTS goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field, and is meant to address the needs to women who face financial challenges to pursuing their education in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a transportation-related field.

Applications for this scholarship are due by 5:00 PM on December 14, 2018 (no postmarks). Emailed application submittals are encouraged.

Senator Scott White Memorial Scholarship - $5,000

The Senator Scott White Memorial Scholarship was established in spring 2012 by the Puget Sound Chapter of WTS to encourage women to pursue career paths related to public policy or public administration in transportation or a related field. This scholarship will be awarded to a woman pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree program in field fostering development of public policy and/or public administration in a transportation-related field.

Applications for this scholarship are due by 5:00 PM on December 14, 2018 (no postmarks). Emailed application submittals are encouraged

Professor Scott Rutherford Memorial Scholarship – UW STUDENTS ONLY - $5,000

The Professor Scott Rutherford Memorial Scholarship is not determined solely on test scores or grades but rather passion for the field of transportation, work ethic, and determination. It is an award acknowledging the student’s potential to take a leadership role in meeting our transportation and engineering needs for future generations. The scholarship will be awarded to a woman currently enrolled at the University of Washington in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, or logistics.

Applications for this scholarship are due by 5:00 PM on December 14, 2018 (no postmarks). Emailed application submittals are encouraged

Please go through the WTS Scholarship Checklist before posting your applications, and fill out the 2018-2019 WTS Foundation Scholarship Application Coversheet to accompany your application.

If you have questions about the WTS scholarship program or applications, please contact: Melissa Greenheck at mgreenheck@gmail.comor Jessica Murphy at Jessica.Murphy@seattle.govor Jody Robinson at jody.robinson@jacobs.com.

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