Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter WTS Undergraduate Leadership Scholarship

colleges/universities in Texas and Oklahoma
Undergraduation
Study in:US
Expired
Deadline: October 28, 2018

Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter WTS Undergraduate Leadership Scholarship

Scholarship Description
Part of the WTS goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field can be realized by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter WTS Undergraduate Leadership Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field.

The purpose of the D/FW Chapter WTS Undergraduate Leadership Scholarship is to motivate and reward women who demonstrate leadership in the transportation industry. The leadership, skills, and perspective of women are essential to assure that the transportation systems of the future respond to the needs of all. Leadership does not just happen. Leaders personally invest and risk much. They must take on struggles that many would avoid and persevere to reach successful outcomes. These qualities should receive special attention in the selection of the award winner.

Eligibility:
-Open to women
-Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, or logistics in certain colleges/universities in Texas and Oklahoma
-Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field
-Specifically address the issue of leadership on the personal statement
-Past undergraduate leadership scholarship winners are not eligible

Scholarships
To encourage women pursuing careers in transportation, the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of WTS awards six local scholarship to graduate, undergraduate, community college, and high school students. These scholarships have been made possible through generous contributions from our corporate members.

Every year, the scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant’s specific transportation involvement and goals, job skills, and academic record. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Past applicants have backgrounds in civil, mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineering, as well as urban planning, public policy, public safety, and emergency response. Any students that may be eligible for the scholarships should apply!

Questions:
Daphne King
Hayden Consultants, Inc.
Phone: (214) 753-8107
Email: dking@haydenconsultants.com

Angela Hranicky
Hayden Consultants, Inc.
Phone: (214) 753-8119
Email: ahranicky@haydenconsultants.com

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