The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association has established a scholarship program to assist current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an eligible field (listed on eligibility tab below).
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to six (6) awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, and are one-time only.
One award will be allocated to a recipient attending an HBCU, depending upon qualified applicants. The notified recipient must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at a verified HBCU institution for the entire upcoming academic year.
One award will be allocated to a graduate student.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and two online recommendations. Applicants are also required to submit a resume demonstrating work that has been done on industry-related activities and an essay introducing the applicant and addressing the following question: “What do you see as the biggest challenge in transportation/mobility and how do you plan to address these challenges in your career?”
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. Selection of recipients is made by International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Awards are not renewable and are one-time only. Non-recipients may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association. Payments are made in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents above are submitted electronically.