ITS California (ITS CA) and California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Scholarships
AWARD: Thanks to a partner ship with California Transportation foundation, up to four scholarships to advance academic studies and careers in the field of ITS. Eligible students must be Masters/Ph.D. students in an accredited university in California, studying any ITS-related field including, for example, engineering, computer science, transportation planning, or public policy.
VALUE: $5,000 each for the 2022 – 2023 academic year.
Deadline for applications extended to 06/17/2022
International Smart Cities Scholarship
Wendy Tao was a global leader in sustainable transportation and smart cities and a tireless advocate for diversity in transportation. She tragically passed away in 2022. In honor of her legacy, ITS California created an International Smart Cities (ISC) Scholarship 🎓 that is initially being funded through donations from Wendy’s friends and colleagues.
Eligibility – Any eligible California-based transportation student or professional with commitment and passion for global sustainability.
Application – 500-word essay to demonstrate intent to pursue transportation and/or smart cities research outside the US and transfer lessons to California.
The essay will be judged under the following criteria:
Does the applicant demonstrate a strong passion for/ interest in the transportation field?
Have they expressed a commitment to exploring equity considerations of their research?
Does the proposed research have a practical application that will further smart cities implementation?
Does the applicant explain how the global aspect of this scholarship offers specific benefits to their research?
How to apply – Email email@example.com
Deadline – 06/17/2022
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Scholarship
AWARD: We are providing up to two scholarships to graduating high school students pursuing a post-secondary education in the field of transportation. Candidates must be accepted into an accredited 2–4-year program in California. Selection will be based on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion eligibility (e.g., low-income, race/ethnicity, religion, LGBTQ+).
VALUE: $2,500 each for the 2022 – 2023 academic year.
Please click here to Application Requirements.
Application Deadline: August 15, 2022