Category: Scholarships

Scholarship: APAM

APAM Scholarship Program ensures the future of the asphalt industry and that of asphalt as
America’s leading choice in paving materials.

• An incentive for students to be interested in the asphalt paving industry
• A workforce with training in asphalt technology; and
• An incentive for colleges/universities to offer training in asphalt technology

• The scholarship program currently provides funding for undergraduate or graduate
students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year
college or university or two-year technical institution in Michigan and interested in
pursuing a career in the HMA Paving Industry.
• Financial need will not be considered and scholarship awards are renewable up to two
years or graduation, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic
performance and continued eligibility for the program.

Deadline: October 21st

Scholarship: MTU Rail Transportation Program (First Year Scholarship) Deadline Extended

First year students, the Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program is offering up to four $500 scholarships this fall.  The application is attached to this email, and the deadline for applications has been extended to Friday, October 14, 2022.  These scholarships are renewable each year that the applicant remains involved with the Rail Transportation Program, and participates in the Railroad Engineering and Activities Club.  Scholarship renewals will increase to $1000 in the second year, $1500 in the third year, and $1500 again in the fourth year.  Details are at  I’ve also attached the flyer for this scholarship program.  Let me know if you have any questions!

David Nelson, PE
Senior Research Engineer
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
301 Grover C Dillman Hall
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931-1295

Scholarship: ITE (Great Lakes District)

The Great Lakes District of the Institute of Transportation of Engineers is proud to offer a scholarship of $1,000 to an Undergraduate Student. The competition is open to all undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in Civil Engineering or a transportation-related field at universities and colleges located in Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Scholarship winner will also receive free meeting registration to the 2023 Great Lakes Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids, MI. The purpose of this scholarship is to reward exceptional students who have expressed an interest in the transportation industry.  

The scholarships will be evaluated on the following four criteria:

  1. Academic Achievement/Publications (0-5 points)
  2. Academic Achievement/Publications (0-5 points)
  3. Career Goals and Objectives (0-10 points)
  4. ITE Involvement (0-5 points)

Scholarship applications are available in electronic version (Undergraduate Application) . All applications must be received by Close of Business on November 4th, 2022. Please submit all applications to Student-Young Member Activities Co-Chair Cole G. Villalobos

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Cole Villalobos at (616) 754-9217 or Tyler Krage at (507) 450-9305.

The deadline for submittal is November 4th, 2022. Scholarship winners may be required to submit a personal blurb or interview to be featured in the Great Lakes ITE Newsletter. Eligible applicants are students that have participated in a program at any point during the year prior to November 2022.

Scholarship: ACEC/Michigan

Below is the ACEC/Michigan scholarship application for the 2022-2023 school year. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is January 6, 2023. The application is also available on the ACEC/M website.

ACEC (American Council for Engineering Companies) is a professional engineering organization that provides membership and representation to engineering firms and their employees. Our chapter represents over 100 firms from all over the State of Michigan.

This scholarship is open to students who have worked for a consulting engineering, surveying, or architectural/engineering firm within the past 24 months. Criteria is based on GPA, work experience, school and work references and community activity. Applicants must also write an essay answering the question provided.

Last year, ACEC/Michigan awarded $20,000 in scholarship money to 7 students.

Scholarship: SmithGroup J.E.D.I. Scholarship Applications

On Monday, October 3, 2022, SmithGroup will open applications for our 2023 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.
Five scholarships are awarded annually that include $6,000 in tuition support and a paid summer internship at any one of SmithGroup’s office locations in the United States where the student’s discipline is available. Eligibility and application requirements are available at prior to the application portal opening.
SmithGroup is committed to expanding the pipeline of the next generation of design talent and improving the built environment by representing the communities we serve with design.

Scholarships: Wisconsin Society of Land Surveying

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) Foundation and supporting vendors would like to announce scholarship opportunities for surveying students for the 2022-2023 school year (See Attached PDF).  Applications are currently being accepted through the WSLS website (see this link:  Please feel free to contact me with any questions concerning these scholarships.

Last year we only awarded 5 of the 8 Annual Institute scholarships. We are hoping to have a better application turnout this year. Our goal is to help make an impact on the future of our profession.


Howard Herrild III, PLS

WSLS Education Committee Chair

Scholarship: Heritage Scholarship

The Ford Hispanic Network will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to 10 students pursuing a Business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) undergraduate degree.

​For details on eligibility requirements & how to apply, please see the scholarship application attached. Deadline: Friday, Sept 23, 2022

Winners will be announced during our FHLN Heritage Gala on October 14, 2022.

Scholarship: Rail Transportation Program, First Year Scholarship

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 up to four scholarships for Michigan Tech first year students interested in learning more about the rail industry.

Amount of Award: Each scholarship awarded will be in the amount of $500.

Renewable: This scholarship will be renewable in each year that the recipient follows a pathway towards completing a Minor in Rail Transportation, and is active in REAC. We anticipate the renewal amounts will increase by $500 each year.

Eligibility: Applicants for the Railroad Scholarships must be a first-year undergraduate student at Michigan Tech University in good standing and interested in the railroad industry. Scholarship winners will be expected to participate in the Railroad Engineering and Activities Club (REAC), and to attend the next American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way (AREMA) conference October 1-3, 2023 The conference trip will be funded by the Rail Transportation Program (RTP). Open to all disciplines.

Scholarship: Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association (WTBA)

The Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association (WTBA) is pleased to announce that applications are available for its 2022-23 Scholarship Program. This program offers $2,000 scholarships to engineering students at 4-year universities and $1,000 scholarships for technical college students preparing for careers in the highway construction industry.

The application deadline for this year’s scholarship program is Friday, November 11th 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

Additional information and the link to apply for the scholarship is here.  

For more information, contact Elise Nelson at WTBA at