Awards and Scholarships

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Overview

Current Scholarship Application & Instructions

Previous Scholarship Award Winners

Overview

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 Board 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 Board 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 Board 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.

Current Scholarship Application & Instructions

The Intelligent Transportation Society of Maryland (ITS Maryland) intends to award up to four (4) $1,000 scholarships for the 2016-2017 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 now extended from August 29, 2016 to September 2, 2016.

Recipients will receive their award at the ITS Maryland Annual Meeting on September 22, 2016 to be held at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum, Maryland. Scholarship recipients receive free access to the Annual Meeting and 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 2016-2017 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. However, the $10 membership fee is currently waived if you are currently not a member. 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 September 2, 2016. ITS Maryland looks forward to reviewing your application and wishes you a successful 2016-2017 school year! For more information, please contact Kevin Lee at klee@kittelson.com.

ITS MD Scholarship Letter 2016-2017

ITS MD Scholarship Application Form 2016-2017

Previous Scholarship Award Winners

ITSMD 2014 Student Scholarship Press Release