Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship – Portland Chapter

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Amount
Awarded

$6,800

Awarded

Application Deadline

October 25

Friday
Awarded By:

Women's Transportation Seminar - Portland Chapter

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be female.
  2. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  5. Must be majoring in transportation or a related field.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.
  7. Must have graduated from a high school in Oregon, or currently be enrolled in a college in Oregon.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in transportation or a related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate qualities of leadership.

Application requirements for the Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship – Portland Chapter are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) fosters the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing graduate or undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field that demonstrate leadership skills, ability, and interest. Presentation of awards will occur during the December Winter Gala - recipients are strongly encouraged to attend.

Award Amount: $6,800 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $6,800.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, October 25

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, October 25

Applications and information about this award are available online at the Portland Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar website. The website may be accessed using the link provided. To be considered for this award, applicants must submit the following items: A completed application form, saved and submitted electronically as a WORD .doc or .docx file; a copy of official transcripts; a personal statement of up to 1,000 words describing the applicant's interests in transportation, relevant experience, and how the award will contribute to the applicant's ability to create an impact on the industry; and a letter of recommendation. All students must submit all applications and supporting documents as email attachments saved in Microsoft Office Word format (.doc or .docx). All applications and supporting documents must be received by the provided deadline date.
Contact: Jennifer Chariarse
Address: 3190 SW 66th Ave. Portland, Oregon 97225

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