Scholarships available to women seeking career in transportation fields

Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) is a national organization of transportation professionals who are committed to supporting students seeking future careers in transportation.  The organization has more than 3,000 members and provides a neutral forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experiences.  It also encourages professional development and promotes industry recognition of women in the field of transportation.

WTS is offering two scholarships:

  • Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility includes:

  • Open to women
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Plans to pursue a career in transportation or transportation-related field
  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree program

The deadline for applications is Nov. 16.

Applications can be obtained at the Office of Student Financial Services, Mail #CHC 156, or by calling Pete Wareham at (651) 962-6641.