The WTS Foundation awards scholarships to women who are pursuing careers in transportation through undergraduate and graduate programs. The South Carolina Chapter of WTS is pleased to solicit applications from across the state for the following National scholarships:

WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship - (High School) $2,500
Junior College Scholarship - (Associate/Technical degree) $2,500
Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - (Undergraduate) $5,000
Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates - (Undergraduate) $5,000
Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship - (Graduate) $10,000
Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates - (Graduate) $5,000

The South Carolina WTS Chapter offers two local scholarships for $1,500 each. Selection for these two scholarships will be based on the highest scoring applications from the WTS Foundation scholarships linked above. Our two local winners will advance and their applications will be submitted to the WTS Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee for consideration.

General requirements for these scholarships are as follows:

  • Open to women with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in a transportation-related degree program (Not applicable for High School students)
  • Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field

The scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant's specific goals and aspirations, academic record and transportation-related activities or job skills. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

2021 Scholarship Flyer

Applications for all WTS scholarships must be submitted to the WTS South Carolina Chapter by Wednesday, December 29, 2021.


Please submit applications to the WTS SC Chapter at SouthCarolinaWTS@gmail.com and include the word "Scholarship" in the subject line.