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    Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program

    Offered by American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (ATSSA)

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to


    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    February 15, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a family member of a fallen or permanently disabled roadway worker currently pursuing higher education? If so, you may be eligible for the Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program. The program is open to college students who are the children or spouses of roadway workers left killed or permanently disabled in roadway work zones. The American Traffic Safety Services (ATSS) Foundation proudly offers this opportunity to assist the road worker community and their families. Through this program, the ATSS looks to support the loved ones of passed roadway workers achieve their academic goals. Thus, recipients of the scholarship receive up to $10,000 to help cover tuition and other costs related to their degree programs. If you are related to a roadway worker left killed or permanently disabled while working, this may be a good opportunity for you.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Other Category

    Low Income


    Applicants must be the dependents or spouses of roadway workers left killed or permanently disabled in work zone construction or maintenance activities within the work zone.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, email your online application, a disability report for your passed loved one, and the below application materials to [email protected].

    200-word essay

    Academic transcript

    Letters of Recommendation


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    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (ATSSA) at [email protected].

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