Category: Scholarships

Scholarship: NSPS and AAGS Scholarships Application Is Now Available

Each year, through the National Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation (NSPSF), over $30,000 in scholarships funded by a variety of individuals, companies and organizations are made available to encourage and support college education in geospatial sciences. These scholarships are a great opportunity for college students in surveying, mapping, geographic information systems and geodetic science programs.

2024 Scholarship Application

Scholarship: ACEC/Michigan

The 2023 – 2024 ACEC/Michigan scholarship application is now available. We are pleased to provide students with a new, all-digital Scholarship Application process, which allows students to save and work on the application over time as well as apply for multiple scholarships they may be eligible for with one application. 

The ACEC/Michigan scholarship is open to students who have lived, worked, or gone to school in Michigan. The student must have worked for a consulting engineering, surveying, or architectural/engineering firm within the past 24 months. The criteria is based on GPA, work experience, school and work references, and community activities. Applicants must also write an essay answering the question provided. Last year, we awarded $20,000 in scholarship money to 7 students. 

The application portal link is: The deadline to apply is January 5, 2024.

Scholarship: MSFA 2023 Scholarship ApplicationScholarship:

The Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Association (MSFA) is proud to announce our 2023 scholarship opportunity.  This year the MSFA board approved a scholarship award of $4000.00.  Please follow the below link to access the scholarship application.  This year the scholarship applications are due on Thursday, November 30, 2023 and applicants can expect to be notified of our decision near the end of January 2024.

This year’s application is available on the MSFA website at:

Scholarship: WTS Michigan Chapter

The WTS Foundation awards scholarships to women who are pursuing careers in transportation through undergraduate and graduate programs. 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.

The local WTS Michigan Chapter is supporting four scholarships for deserving women in Michigan!  Three undergraduate scholarships (one being for Junior College/Trade School) between $1,000-$1,500 each and two graduate scholarships at $2,500 each.  The women that win at the local level are automatically entered at the International level for their chance at scholarships with even higher values!  Details of each scholarship are on the first page of each application.

Application Timeline

All applications for national scholarships are submitted through chapter first. The chapters make their selections and then also submit their nominations for national scholarship consideration to the WTS Foundation Board.

The applications can be found online: Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023 to accommodate extra time needed. 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Whitehead (, WTS Michigan Scholarship Committee Co-Chair.

Scholarship: Michigan Section ITE Scholarship

Information for the Michigan Section ITE Scholarship is below. The deadline for the application needs to be turned into Dr. Zhang ( on October 20, 2023.

MTU also needs student leaders for the MTU ITE Student Chapter. Please contact Dr. Kuilin Zhang ( if you are interested!

See links for more information:

Scholarship: Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association

Every year, WTBA awards two different types of scholarships to deserving college students studying in transportation construction industry fields.  Winners receive their scholarships during WTBA’s Contractor-Engineer Conference in January.  WTBA awarded seven total scholarships in January 2023.

WTBA recognizes how much time, effort, and money students eyeing a career in transportation construction commit toward earning their degrees and beginning their careers.

WTBA’s Engineering Scholarships are worth $5,000 each.  Engineering Technician scholarships are worth $3,000 each.  Details on both types and how to apply are below.

Applications for 2023-24 scholarships are now open.  Click the button below to begin your application.

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 10, 2023.


  • Cover letter detailing your interest in transportation construction and why you’re deserving of a WTBA scholarship (PDF or Word Doc)
  • Two professional letters of recommendation (PDF or Word Doc)
  • Official copy of latest school transcript (PDF or JPG)
  • The deadline to apply is Friday, November 10, 2023


Scholarship: 2024 SmithGroup J.E.D.I. Scholarships

SmithGroup is now accepting applications for the 2024 SmithGroup Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) Scholarship program. The scholarship’s mission is to provide students from historically underrepresented groups with opportunities to pursue their academic and professional goals while also working to create a more diverse and inclusive design industry.

The scholarship provides a one-time award of $6,000 to five students studying either architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban planning or engineering, to help offset their tuition. Each recipient will also serve as a paid summer intern at any SmithGroup office in the United States where their discipline is located.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, November 30, 2023. Please share this scholarship opportunity with faculty, staff and students at your institution to encourage eligible students to apply.

Further information about the scholarship, eligibility and requirements is available in the application portal.
Scholarship Application
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Scholarship: Great Lakes ITE Student Scholarship

Great Lakes ITE Student Scholarship Application Open!

The GLITE Student Scholarships are back! The District is awarding two scholarships of $1,000 each in 2024 (one to Undergraduate Students and one to Graduate Students). Check out the applications attached to apply! Application deadline is December 29, 2023, but don’t delay in getting in on this chance to receive some of this value provided by the District!

Undergraduate Application
Graduate Application

Scholarship: Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association (WTBA)Scholarship

WTBA opens applications for 2024 construction engineering scholarships

From learning complicated mathematics, to IT and computer skills, and understanding the precision and accuracy required to run heavy machinery – there is no shortage of challenges the transportation construction builders of thefuture face in earning their degrees.

Paying for their education shouldn’t be one of them.

It’s why today the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association (WTBA) and its WTBA of Tomorrow Board proudly opened applications for a new round of construction engineering scholarships.

Students studying civil or construction engineering, construction technology, construction management, or related programs at UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Platteville, UW-Stout, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering or Michigan Tech are eligible to apply for WTBA’s $5,000 Engineering Scholarships.

Students studying any of the above-mentioned programs at Madison College, Chippewa Valley, Mid-State, Northeastern Wisconsin, or Milwaukee Area technical colleges are eligible to apply for WTBA’s $3,000 Engineering Scholarships.

“Every year, WTBA awards scholarships to some of the brightest students in Wisconsin,” WTBA of Tomorrow Chairman Matt Golden said.  “The scholarship applications we receive illustrate the diversity of well qualified candidates, promising a great future for the transportation industry.”

In addition to filling out the online application, students must upload two (2) letters of recommendation, their most recent college transcript, and a cover letter detailing their passion for transportation construction and why they believe they are deserving of a WTBA scholarship. 

In 2023, seven students won WTBA scholarships, which were awarded and celebrated during the annual Contractor-Engineer Conference in Wisconsin Dells in January.  You can hear from all of those winners here:

Find more information and the application page here:

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 10, 2023.