Women's Transportation Seminar
$3,000 annually, non-renewable.
One award offered annually.
This scholarship honors Sharon D. Banks, chief executive officer of AC Transit in Alameda-Contra Costa County, California. As CEO during most of the 1990s, Sharon led the agency in a pioneering effort to introduce cultural and organizational changes aimed at motivating the public transit work force. She was a member of the WTS Advisory Board and received the WTS San Francisco Chapter Woman and Employer of the Year awards. The scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant's specific transportation goals, academic record and transportation-related activities or job skills. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Additional information is available online on the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) website by clicking the link titled 'WTS Foundation.' An interested student should contact her local WTS chapter ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.