John J. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 6, 2020

Sunday
Awarded By:

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a current college sophomore or junior to apply for this junior and/or senior year award.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  4. Must pursue a degree in a professional field that has direct applications in the passenger rail sector.

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

Description: Engineering students who are juniors or seniors are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and have an interest in a professional field that has direct applications in the passenger rail sector.

Application requirements for the John J. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
Additional Information: The applicant must be enrolled in a four- or five-year program leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology in a curriculum which has been accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (or comparable accreditation in Canada and Mexico).

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 6, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 6, 2020

Applications are available on the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA) website. The applicant must submit one application to be considered for all AREMA scholarships. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: a resume containing personal data, work experience, education information and any other information the applicant feels is appropriate; an official transcript, which includes college level work completed at least through spring semester of the current year, plus courses currently enrolled in (printed computer or Internet copies of transcript will be accepted); two letters of recommendation (one must be from a faculty member, and the other may be from another faculty member, present or former employer, AREMA member, or other responsible person); and a cover letter, not exceeding 350 words, giving reasons why he/she is deserving of an AREMA Scholarship. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Stacy Spaulding
Address: 4501 Forbes Blvd. Suite 130 Lanham, Maryland 20706

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