Transportation institute seeks scholarship applicants
The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is offering five scholarships for current NDSU juniors and seniors to be awarded for the 2013-14 academic year. To be considered, students should apply by May 1. The application is available at www.ndsu.edu/transportation/scholarship.
The Charles E. Herman Scholarship recognizes academic achievement and promotes education of transportation students with a preference to women and minorities at NDSU. Funding for one $2,000 scholarship is provided by the Charles E. Herman Scholarship Endowment Fund, NDSU Development Foundation.
The Paul E.R. Abrahamson Transportation Scholarship recognizes outstanding students at NDSU with an interest in the transportation and logistics of agricultural products. Funding for two $1,500 scholarships is provided by the Mountain Plains Consortium. The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is the lead institution of the eight-university consortium, which is funded through the University Transportation Centers Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The Transportation Engineering Scholarship recognizes academic achievement and promotes the education of transportation students at NDSU. Funding for two $1,500 scholarships also is provided by the Mountain-Plains Consortium.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nations top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.