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 of ITS Maryland is responsible for managing the ITS Maryland Scholarship Awards Program. ITS Maryland recognizes the need to invest in the new generation of engineers, developers and policy makers who will be the future of the transportation industry. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, scholastic achievement, special interests/community activities, and prior achievements. 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

Scholarship Award Criteria

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:


Be an ITS Maryland student member (you may join ITS Maryland at the time when you apply for the scholarship)


Plan for a career in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems


Be enrolled in a transportation-related field, including but not limited to transportation related engineering, transportation related planning and logistics


Registered as a full-time student in the current academic year


Pursue a degree at an affiliated university, college, or academic institution in the State of Maryland, State of Delaware, or the District of Columbia


Have completed at least one academic year of study in the university, the college, or the academic institution


Be in academic good standing at your academic institution


Not be a previous ITS Maryland Scholarship recipient

Note: previous applicants who did not receive a scholarship, but still meet the eligibility criteria, may reapply.

ITS Maryland Scholarships are awarded at the ITS Maryland Annual Meeting. The location and date of each ITS Maryland Annual Meeting is published on its website during each current year. Recipients will be invited free of charge, to be recognized during the lunchtime program and free to attend the technical sessions and networking events.

To become an ITS Maryland student member, complete the student membership application form and return it with your scholarship application. Completing the student membership application form automatically gives eligible students free membership to ITS MD for one year. The benefits of being an ITS MD member include networking opportunities, access to latest information on diverse ITS technologies and projects, and discounted attendance fees for ITS MD events.

Current Scholarship Application & Instructions

The Intelligent Transportation Society of Maryland (ITS Maryland) is pleased to provide up to $10,000 in scholarships, with a minimum of $1,000 per scholarship at the discretion of ITS Maryland, for the 2023-2024 school year. We invite undergraduate and graduate students currently registered as full-time students in a university or a college in Maryland, Delaware, or the District of Columbia to apply for the scholarship.

Please note: Our scholarship application is temporarily offline and will return soon.

Congrats to our Latest Scholarship Recipients!

2023 | Scholarship Awards

2022 | Scholarship Awards

2021 | Scholarship Awards

2020 | Scholarship Awards