From the six WTS Foundation scholarships linked below, the South Carolina WTS Chapter ranks all applications and offers the following three local scholarship awards:

  • $3,000 to a graduate student
  • $2,000 to an undergraduate or technical school student
  • $1,000 to a high school senior

Our three local winning applications will also be forwarded to the WTS Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee to compete for the national scholarships.

The WTS South Carolina Chapter is pleased to solicit applications from across the state for the following WTS Foundation scholarships:

WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship - (High School)
Junior College/ Trade School Scholarship - (Associate/Technical degree)
Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - (Undergraduate)
Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates - (Undergraduate)
Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship - (Graduate)
Jannet Walker-Ford Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates - (Graduate)

General requirements for these scholarships are as follows:

  • Enrolled in a transportation-related degree program or high school seniors pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math)
  • Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field
  • Open to women with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

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

WTS awards scholarships to women who are pursuing careers in transportation through associate, undergraduate, and graduate programs, or high school STEM coursework.


2024 Scholarship Flyer


Applications for all WTS scholarships must be submitted to the WTS South Carolina Chapter by Friday, March 1, 2024.


Please submit applications to the WTS SC Chapter at [email protected] and include the word "Scholarship" in the subject line.