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ITS Maryland strives for excellence in chapter governance and achievement of goals of providing a forum for coordination, communication, education, training, and outreach among its members.
The Awards and Nominating Committee manages the annual board nomination and election process to ensure fair and smooth transition of the governing body. Through this process, ITS Maryland members are able to nominate and vote for the new officers and members of the Board of Directors.
The Awards and Nominating Committee is also responsible for managing the ITS Maryland Scholarship Awards Program. ITS Maryland recognizes the need to invest in the new generation of engineers, developers, and architects that will be the future of the transportation industry. The scholarship program provides financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in need. This competitive program includes several universities in Maryland, DC, and Delaware, and encourages students from different disciplines to apply.
ITS Maryland, as an organization is proud of its accomplishments in the fields of networking, outreach, and advocacy, effective organizational and professional development, and strong and engaging chapter governance. Awards and Nominating Committee members are active in sharing their best practices and lessons learned with other chapters nation-wide and in this spirit the committee competes for annual ITS America National Chapter Awards that include Outstanding Chapter Award and Membership Growth Award.
The Intelligent Transportation Society of Maryland (ITS Maryland) intends to award up to four (4) $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. ITS Maryland intends to award at least one scholarship to a deserving undergraduate student and at least one scholarship to a deserving graduate student, but reserves the right to award the scholarships to the most deserving students regardless of undergraduate/graduate student status.
The deadline to apply is October 31, 2018 by 5:00 PM.
Recipients will receive their award at the ITS Maryland Annual Meeting on November 15, 2018 to be held at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum, Maryland. Scholarship applicants receive free access to the Annual Meeting as part of the $10 membership application. Scholarship recipients will be provided special recognition during the lunchtime program. The recipient’s attendance at Annual Meeting lunchtime program is strongly recommended. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
- Plan for a career in the field of Intelligent Transportation.
- Enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in a transportation-related field, such as engineering, planning and logistics.
- Enrolled in the 2018-2019 academic year as a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program.
- Pursuing a degree at a university, college, or academic institution in the State of Maryland, State of Delaware, or the District of Columbia.
- Completed at least one academic year of study.
- Maintained at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
- Not be a previous ITS Maryland scholarship award winner. The scholarships will only be awarded on an annual basis. Students may reapply each year they are eligible.
Recipients must also be a member of ITS Maryland. To become a member, complete membership form here: http://itsmd.org/membership/membership-application/ and return it with the scholarship application.
To apply for the scholarship, complete the scholarship application form below, and return it to the address on the form by 5:00 PM, October 31, 2018. ITS Maryland looks forward to reviewing your application and wishes you a successful 2018-2019 school year! For more information, please contact Adison Zoretic at firstname.lastname@example.org.