Scholarship Opportunities

WTS San Francisco Bay Chapter offers scholarships for women pursuing studies and careers in transportation. Applicants must live, work, or go to school in at least one of the following thirteen California counties – Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma.

Applications were due January 4, 2021. Funds will be available in late spring of 2021. Scholarship winners will receive a free one-year WTS membership.

Candidates need to submit a separate application for each graduate and undergraduate scholarship. Several of the scholarships have both a local and an international component. WTS San Francisco Bay Chapter will collect and review all applications, and the winner of the local portion will become the Chapter’s applicant for national.

Download scholarship applications below:

Helen M. Overly Scholarship
Maggie Walsh Leadership Scholarship
Molitoris Leadership Scholarship
Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship
Junior College/Trade School Scholarship
Transportation YOU High School Scholarship


Please contact Marcella Rensi at marcella.rensi@vta.org or 408-321-5717 with any questions.

names of scholarships being offered and total amounts