Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

$3,500

October 21, 2019

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • This scholarship in the amount of $3,500 is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field and honors Sharon D. Banks, chief executive officer of AC Transit in Alameda-Contra Costa County, California during most of the 1990's. She led the agency in a pioneering effort to introduce cultural and organizational changes aimed at motivating the public transit workforce. She was a member of the WTS Advisory Board and received the WTS San Francisco Chapter Woman and Employer of the Year Awards.

    Eligibility:
    -Open to women
    -Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    -Either graduated from an Oregon or southwest Washington high school or currently enrolled in a college in Oregon or southwest Washington
    -Currently enrolled in or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, or logistics
    -Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field
    -Not previously awarded a WTS scholarship

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Jennifer Chariarse
  • 3190 SW 66th Ave
  • Portland, OR 97225
  • jennifer.chariarse@dot.gov

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