Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 6

Friday
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 have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  3. Must be a current undergraduate student.
  4. Must be currently enrolled in an engineering or engineering technology curriculum which has been accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (or comparable accreditation in Canada) and have an interest in railway engineering.
  5. Must attend an institution located in Norfolk Southern's service area (22 states, the District of Columbia and Ontario, Canada). The 22 states include Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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

Description: Engineering students enrolled in an undergraduate program at an institution located in Norfolk Southern's service area are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and have an interest in railroad engineering.

Application requirements for the Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
Additional Information: The AREMA Educational Foundation provides scholarships to engineering students who are specializing in the railway industry and supports other educational and training endeavors that help to ensure the future of the profession.

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

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, December 6

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, December 6

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 this year's spring term, 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. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted online no later than the deadline.
Contact: Stacy Spaulding
Address: 4501 Forbes Blvd. Suite 130 Lanham, Maryland 20706

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