Each year the WTS Greater Chicago Chapter honors exceptional young women as they pursue careers in the transportation industry. Our chapter offers six local scholarships for women seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. These scholarships include:

  • Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship for Undergraduates ($3,000)
  • Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates ($2,000)
  • Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship for Graduates ($5,000)
  • Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates ($3,000)
  • Transportation YOU High School Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Junior College Scholarship ($1,000)
Chapter Scholarships


2020-2021 Scholarships

The submission period for the 2020-2021 scholarship season is now closed.  Winners of the scholarships have been selected for this school year.  Please see the recipient page for more information about the winners.  They will be honored at the annual WTS Greater Chicago Chapter Scholarship event in Spring 2021.  


Learn more

For more information on scholarship applications or to donate to our educational fund, please contact the Scholarship Chairs at scholarship@wtsgreaterchicago.org.

These scholarships would not be possible without the generosity of our scholarship fund donors. Thanks to our corporate partners, the scholarship raffle participants, and the silent auction participants for their continued support of our scholarship fund!

WTSF is an independent, unincorporated association and is classified as a 501(c)(3) under federal tax statues. Your contributions are tax deductible.


Additional Scholarship Resources