UGPTI Offers Transportation Scholarships

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is offering five scholarships for juniors and seniors and one for an incoming freshman at NDSU to be awarded for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. To be considered students should apply by March 1. The application is online at www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/scholarships/. Full descriptions of the scholarships can be found at www.ugpti.org/education/scholarships.php.

Scholarships for NDSU juniors and seniors include:

  • The Charles E. Herman Scholarship which recognizes academic achievement and promotes the 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 which 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 is also provided by the Mountain-Plains Consortium.

The Tribal Transportation Scholarship is for incoming freshmen with an interest in Transportation engineering, economics or agriculture. Funding for the $2,000 scholarship is provided by the Mountain-Plains Consortium. The scholarship will be awarded in two parts: $1,000 to an incoming freshman and then a second $1,000 if the student maintains GPA of 3.0 or higher.


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