Category: Scholarships

Scholarship: ITE International Student Paper Award

Attached are the requirements for the ITE International student paper award (Daniel Fambro Student Paper) .  The Michigan Section follows the same rules and format.

The Michigan Section awards $500 for first place and $300 for second place.  As the attached flow chart shows deadline for submitting paper to me for the Michigan award is March 1. I will then send them on to the Great Lake district for judging and possible submission for the international Award.

Tim Haagsma

Michigan Section Student Award Chairman

Tim Haagsma, PE
Director of Traffic and Safety
(616) 242.6936
thaagsma@kentcountyroads.net

Kent County Road Commission
1500 Scribner Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
kentcountyroads.net
Daniel B. Fambro Student Paper Award Info Sheet

Student Paper Award Flow Chart


Scholarship: MSES

MSES Scholarship School Participants:

MSES is proud to announce its annual scholarship program available to college students pursuing a major/career in a transportation related field.  The scholarship requirements and application can be accessed here:  https://www.mses.org/scholarship-requirements.html.

2021-2022 MSES Scholarship

  • The 2021-2022 scholarship application is available at mses.org and is due February 5, 2021.
  • MSES Scholarship Program qualifications and guidelines are available through www.mses.org
  • Applications may be submitted through the available online form at www.mses.org.
  • Further questions regarding scholarship qualifications and the submission process may be directed to MSES Executive Director, Heidi Holste at info@mses.org

After the applications are received by MSES:

  • Following receipt of the written application, applications will be scored by MSES Scholarship committee members, see criteria on www.mses.org.
  • Top scoring applicants will be required to participate in a scheduled video/online interview between March 8, 2021- March 22, 2021.  We hope to return to live interviews in the future.
  • Questions regarding interviews and scheduling may be directed to MSES Scholarship Chair, Kelly Agosto at kelly.agosto@hennepin.us.

Engage with MSES

We also want to be sure you and your students are aware of other opportunities to engage with MSES. 

  • All students receive a free MSES Membership by emailing info@mses.org.  By becoming a student member of MSES, students will receive access to the MSES newsletter and event opportunities. 
  • Follow MSES on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn of upcoming events and MSES communications.
  • MSES Speakers are available to college groups or to speak to classes.  Email Heidi Holste at info@mses.org if you are interested in this opportunity. 

We are excited to meet with your students and look forward to granting many awards as we continue to partner together in building tomorrow’s transportation leaders!

Regards,

Heidi Holste, Executive Director

Executive Director

heidi@mses.org

612-708-1982


Scholarship: AGC Michigan

Thanks to the generosity of AGC Michigan members and friends, the AGC Michigan Education Endowment Fund awards numerous scholarships each year to CM and CE students studying at Michigan universities. Please help us spread the word about scholarship opportunities for the 2021-2022 school year.

The applicant must:     
1) be a college sophomore or junior. (Junior-level applicants must have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the beginning of the fall 2021 term.)     

2) desire a career in the construction industry.     

3) be pursuing a BS degree-granting program in construction management or civil engineering at an ACCE- or ABET-accredited Michigan college or university.     

4) be enrolled full-time (part-time students are not eligible for awards).

All applications and supporting documents are due by January 31, 2021. The application is available online here, or via the AGC Michigan website student page under the Member Services tab.
 
 AGC of Michigan serves the construction professionals of Michigan by fostering and strengthening the key values of skill, integrity and responsibility of those who build Michigan.


WTS Michigan 2020-2021 Scholarship Applications

WTS is an international organization dedicated to building the future of transportation by creating a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable transportation industry through the global advancement of women. More information about WTS, including the Michigan Chapter, is available at www.wtsinternational.org.

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Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program Railroad Scholarships

These scholarships are proudly sponsored by the CN Endowment Fund and by generous donations from our other industry supporters and friends. This year’s program will feature a dedicated scholarship for at least one Michigan Tech freshman student interested in pursuing a career with the rail industry. They will also continue to fund at least two scholarships for other Michigan Tech students with interests in the railroad industry.

Amount of Award: Each scholarship awarded will be in the amount of $1,000.

Eligibility: Applicants for the Railroad Scholarships must be an undergraduate student at Michigan Tech University in good standing and interested in the railroad industry. Open to all
disciplines.

Application Process: To apply for CN Railroad scholarships the materials listed below must be
submitted to David Nelson, 301D Dillman Hall, Michigan Tech University, phone: (906) 487-2568 by Friday, December 18th, 2020 by email: dannelso@mtu.edu Please also visit https://goo.gl/e7dcPY for more information.

Application package must include:

  • the attached application form
  • a copy of your transcript

Successful applicants will be informed of awards by the early part of the spring 2021 semester.


ITE Michigan Section Scholarship

ITE Michigan Section Scholarship Applications – 2020

The Michigan Section of ITE is offering four $3,000 scholarships for its 28th Annual Scholarship Program. These scholarships are for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Things to do

•        Complete the attached one-page application form

•        Prepare a one-page double spaced on My Future in Transportation

•        A short biography (150 words or less) and photo

•        One-page resume

•        Submit the form, paper, a short bio with photo, and a resume to Dr. Kuilin Zhang (klzhang@mtu.edu) by November 13, 2020 – he will review the application, complete a Professor/Advisor form, and send your package to ITE Michigan by November 20, 2020.

Note: Applicant must be a student member in ITE International and the Michigan Section.

To become an ITE International Student Member, complete an application on-line (ITE Web site: www.ite.org).

 To become an ITE Michigan Section student member, complete an application on-line (http://itemichigan.org/).

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MCC Scholarships

Minnesota Concrete Council (MCC) is committed to encouraging students to pursue careers in concrete-related fields and to enhance the level of professionalism and industry engagement of our Minnesota students.  MCC is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for our Engineering Scholarship and our Construction Management Scholarship. The scholarships can range in value from $1,000 to $4,000. (MCC reserves the right to adjust the number and monetary value of its scholarships.) In addition to the cash scholarship prize, MCC will provide a complimentary one- year MCC student membership and complimentary registrations for all MCC continuing education opportunities for one year to the scholarship winner(s).

Scholarship Criteria
Student’s home address must be in Minnesota OR student must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary Minnesota school (College or University).

Student must be pursuing an education in technical/professional fields associated with the cast-in-place concrete industry (Engineering or Construction Management).

Student must have an interest in concrete materials and/or concrete construction.

Submission Process and Timeline
Applications can be downloaded from the MCC website.

Completed applications and essay must be received by December 4, 2020.

Selected applicants will be interviewed in person or by web connection by January 22, 2021.

Contact Margaret Mills for more information at margaret@mnconcretecouncil.com.


Scholarship: AGC Education and Research Foundation

*The 2021 – 2022 Undergraduate / Graduate Scholarship Competition

Deadline: November 01 2020 at 11:59 PM EST (Midnight)

DESCRIPTION

The scholarships for undergraduates are $2,500 per year ($1,250 if you have half a semester) and can be renewed for up to three years. Graduate awards are $3,750 annually up to a maximum of $7,500.

The application will open July 1, 2020 and must be submitted by midnight EST on November 1, 2020. This scholarship is for the 2021-2022 academic year that begins fall 2021. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be notified in February 2021. The next step is an interview with a contractor in your area. Following the interview, scholarship recipients will be selected and announced in March 2021. Students will receive their awards in the fall of 2021.

There are two very important things to remember:
1.) You must meet the criteria to apply as an Undergraduate or Graduate.
2.) Make sure that your recommenders (one teacher and one employer) know that you are requesting their recommendation. Your application is not considered submitted until all sections are complete and you hit the ‘Submit’ button at the bottom of the page. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been submitted.


Scholarship: OHM Diversity Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Woman or minority as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Program (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Multi-racial)
  • Open to high school seniors through college juniors
  • Must be currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a STEM Program or other related field of practice at OHM Advisors the following academic year
  • Cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA) at the time of application is beneficial but not mandatory

Scholarship Award

  • $1,000 educational scholarship
  • Number of scholarships awarded varies based on the number of applicants 
  • Special consideration is given to applicants living near an OHM Advisors office location
  • Previous winners may reapply!
  • DEADLINE NOVEMBER 30

https://www.ohm-advisors.com/ohm-advisors-diversity-scholarship


Scholarship: AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship

Each year the AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. The application opened July 1, 2020 and closes November 1, 2020.  

Over $10 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 4,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. Through endowments made by AGC members and supporters, as well as AGC Chapters, the Education and Research Foundation awards over 100 scholarships each year to students dedicated to pursuing a career in the construction industry.  

Students can click here to apply.  

ELIGIBILITY

  • High school seniors are not eligible. Applicant MUST be a rising college sophomore, junior in a four-year program or rising senior in a five-year program at the time the scholarship is awarded in the fall of 2021. Junior and senior level applicants MUST have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the time of application deadline in the fall of 2020 term (i.e. earliest graduation date of December 2021). Second-year students at a two-year school who are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall 2021 term are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicant MUST desire a career in the construction industry.
  • Applicant MUST be a full-time student.
  • Applicant MUST be enrolled or intend to enroll in either an ABET or an ACCE accredited (or candidate status) program.
  • Applicant MUST pursue a B.S. degree in construction or construction-related engineering. A dual degree with construction or construction-related engineering as one part is acceptable.
  • Applicant MUST be a U. S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States (i.e. must possess a “permanent resident” card).

If you have any questions please contact Courtney D. Bishop, Associate Director, AGC Education and Research Foundation, Courtney.Bishop@agc.org 

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