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AREMA Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship for Engineering or Engineering Technology undergraduate students. The scholarship is in the amount of $1,000 and will apply to the coming academic year.

Applicants must be enrolled as full-time student in a four- or five-year undergraduate program in Engineering or Engineering Technology. Institution must be located in Norfolk Southern’s service area (22 states, the District of Columbia and Ontario, Canada). The applicant must have completed at least one quarter or semester in college prior to submitting an application, and have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

All applicants must submit
- A cover letter, not exceeding 350 words, in business format, giving reasons why the applicant believes he/she is deserving of an AREMA Educational Foundation Scholarship. The applicant should indicate areas of railroading which might be of particular interest, and describe how his/her attributes relate to these areas.
- A resume which is comparable to that which would be prepared by a graduating senior who is seeking professional employment. The resume should contain personal data, work experience, education information and any other information the applicant feels is appropriate.
- Two letters of recommendation. One must be from a faculty member, and the other may be from another faculty member, present or former employer, AREMA member, or other responsible person. Letters of recommendation will be confirmed prior to award of scholarship. For confirmation purposes, a phone number and e-mail address of signer must be included with each letter of recommendation.
- A transcript from the school(s) attended, which includes college level work completed at least through December 31 of previous year, plus courses currently enrolled in. Printed computer or Internet copies of transcript will be accepted. Transcripts will be confirmed with school(s) prior to award of scholarship.

To apply for this scholarship the materials listed must be sent to:
AREMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Committee
American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association
10003 Derekwood Lane
Suite 210
Lanham, MD 20706 USA

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