September 15, 2012

Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduate Women

Molitoris Leadership Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Transportation and related fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: WTS
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
Part of the WTS goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field can be realized by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation.

The purpose of the Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is to motivate and reward women who demonstrate leadership in the transportation industry. The leadership, skills and perspective of women are essential to assure that the transportation systems of the future respond to the needs of all.

Leadership does not just happen. Leaders personally invest and risk much. They must take on struggles that many would avoid and persevere to reach successful outcomes. These qualities should receive special attention in the selection of the award winner.

The minimum criteria for selection are as follows:
  1. Open to women
  2. GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning, finance or logistics
  4. Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field
  5. Applicants for the Molitoris Leadership Scholarship are asked to specifically address the issue of leadership on their personal statement.
Eligible groups
The Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field that demonstrate leadership skills, ability, and interest.

Participating Institutions
Any accredited school in the USA

Fields of study
Transportation such as transportation engineering, planning, finance or logistics

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of program

Scholarship benefits
The Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is in the amount of $5,000

Method of Application
Applications must be submitted through local WTS chapters. 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. National awards will be presented May 16, 2013 at the WTS International Conference in Philadelphia, and attendance at the awards dinner is strongly recommended.

Please mail the completed application form to the 'Contact' address below.

Applications must be received no later than September 20, 2012.
Electronic submissions will not be accepted.

Jenny Jenkins
McGee Partners
1990 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 240
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 938-6400

Application Deadline: September 20, 2012
Open to International students: Yes

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