IBTTA Foundation Scholarship Program

April 19, 2025
Awards Available: 7

Scholarship Description

Through a competitive selection process, the IBTTA Foundation awards $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who are working towards a transportation-related degree at an accredited university.

Scholarship Outline

Applicants must be current undergraduate college students who have completed at least two full semesters of undergraduate coursework (24 credit minimum) at the time of application, or graduate students. They must plan to enroll in full-time study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.


  1. Be a current undergraduate college student who has completed at least two full undergraduate coursework at the time of application (24 credit minimum), or a graduate student in any year of study
  2. Be pursuing a degree in one of the following fields:
    • Engineering (Civil, Electrical, etc.)
    • City and Regional Planning
    • Construction Management
    • Public Policy or Public Administration
    • Structural Engineering
    • Finance
    • Accounting
    • Information Technology
    • Business Management
    • Marketing, Communications
    • Operations Management
    • Other transportation-related degrees
  3. Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year
  4. Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).


Up to six (6) awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable and are one-time only.

  • Up to five awards of $5,000 each will be granted to undergraduate students. At least one of the awards will be given to a student attending an HBCU.
  • One award of $5,000 will be granted to a student pursuing a graduate degree.

Selection Process

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 an outside appraisal. Applicants are also required to answer a transportation-related essay question and reference any transportation-related work history. Financial need is not considered

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