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2012 Public Lands Transportation Scholars Program (MS & PhD students)

2012 Public Lands Transportation Scholars Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Public Lands Transportation Scholars ProgramClick here to apply.

The Eno Center for Transportation is proud to partner with The Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Technical Assistance Center (TRIPTAC) on the Public Lands Transportation Scholars Program. TRIPTAC is looking for recent master and doctoral graduates in transportation-related disciplines to apply to become part of the Public Lands Transportation Scholar Program.

Assignments will begin in late June, 2012 and will last 10 months through April, 2013. Projects can involve Transit/Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Engineering/Planning and other transportation-related tasks.

The selected Scholars will be considered employees of the Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University and will receive a salary of $30,000 plus benefits for their 10-month assignment as well as reimbursement of relocation costs. 

*Selected scholars must be available for the pre-project orientation June 4-8, 2012 in Denver, CO.

Who Should Apply

This program is open to recent (1-3 years post graduation) master and doctoral graduates in transportation related-disciplines who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit packets consisting of:

  • The Application Cover Sheet. Click here to download
  • Resume
  • Statement of interest (no more than 1000 words).
  • Letter of recommendation from a current or past supervisor, an academic advisor, or other person who can attest to your knowledge and skills.

(Applications are only eligible if they include ALL the above material)

2012 Scholar Assignments  

(Detailed descriptions are attached and also provided at

w  San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex                                                                                   

w  Sabino Canyon Recreation Area                                                        

w  Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge                                                              

w  North Moab Recreation Areas                                                             

Completed application packets must be received by 5:00 pm EST on March 9, 2012

Send application packets to: 

Eno Center for Transportation

Attn: Melissa Paradis

1250 I Street, NW, Suite 750

Washington, DC 20005

Applications may also be emailed to (


Contact Melissa Paradis of the Eno Staff at