Atkins North America Leadership Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  3. Must be an undergraduate student with a minimum of 12 semester credit hours OR a graduate student who has been accepted or is currently enrolled in an eligible program.
  4. Must be enrolled in the field of transportation, engineering, planning, or a related discipline.
  5. Must have demonstrated leadership skills and an active commitment to community service.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in the fields of transportation, engineering, planning, or a related discipline are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have demonstrated leadership skills and an active commitment to community service.

Application requirements for the Atkins North America Leadership Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Photograph
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Winners will be notified by May 15. Selections will be made by a team of industry professionals and representatives from the academic community. Winners will be announced at the COMTO National Meeting and Training Conference Scholarship Luncheon on a date TBA in Boston, Massachusetts. Scholarship recipients may be asked to attend the National Scholarship Luncheon to be held on a date TBA at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington St., Boston, MA 02116.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 31

Applications are available online from the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) website. Please note: Students may submit one application to apply for all scholarships for which they are eligible. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a cover letter of 500 words or less which introduces him/her and states his/her transportation-related career goals and life aspirations; two letters of recommendation, one from a guidance counselor or advisor and one from a member of the academic community; his/her most recent transcripts; a current resume; and a 3x5 headshot photograph. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Kelli Baxter
Address: 1825 I St. N.W. Suite 500 Washington, District of Columbia 20006

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