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Top 22 Transportation Scholarships in June 2023
The transportation field explores how we move people and goods from one place to another. As a transportation student, you’ll learn about different modes of transportation like cars, buses, trains, planes, and ships. You’ll also study the safety and environmental impact of transportation, as well as the planning and logistics behind it all. This major can lead to careers in transportation planning, engineering, logistics, or policy-making, and is perfect for those who want to create a more sustainable and efficient future.
To make your transportation degree affordable you should check out the various transportation scholarships that are available! Below, we’ve profiled the top transportation scholarships along with deadlines, award amounts, and eligibility requirements.
Top 15 Transportation Scholarships in June 2023
The Scholarships360 Research Team reviews all scholarships individually and strives to exclude any scholarship where any of the below applies:
- The scholarship requires a fee to apply
- The scholarship requires paid membership in an organization (with certain exceptions for reputable trade organizations and others)
- Student are required to sign up for a site or service to apply*
- The scholarship seems primarily used for lead generation** or idea harvesting purposes***
- The scholarship website has many grammatical errors and/or advertisements
- The scholarship or scholarship providing organization seem untrustworthy
- There is no evidence the scholarship was previously awarded
- The scholarship has not been awarded in the past 12 months
- There is no available contact information
If you believe a scholarship has been published in error, please reach out to [email protected] and we’ll take a look!
* There are certain exceptions to this, for example if the sponsoring organization is a major corporation or nonprofit with its own scholarship application system.
** Lead generation scholarships will require students to sign up for an app or website and require minimal (if any) application requirements.
***Idea harvesting scholarships will require students to submit blog posts or other materials that companies may use for marketing purposes.
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Jack R. Gilstrap Scholarship
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Louis T. Klauder Scholarship
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Dan M. Reichard, Jr. Scholarship
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Dr. George M. Smerk Scholarship
The Dr. George M. Smerk Scholarship recognizes individuals committed to a future in public transit management. Open to those pursuing advanced degrees, applicants must display a passion for the industry…Show More
E.J. Sierleja Memorial Fellowship
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Yellow Ribbon Scholarship
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International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Scholarship Program
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ABA Academic Merit Scholarships
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Motorcoach and Tour Operator Scholarship
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ABA Member Scholarship
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SAE/David Hermance Hybrid Technologies Scholarship
The SAE/David Hermance Hybrid Technologies Scholarship recognizes the importance of advanced technology in the development of future vehicles. Applicants must be pursuing an Advanced Technology Vehicles degree which includes hybrids,…Show More