District 1 Scholarship Program

2020 Scholarship Program - Call for Applications

The California Department of Transportation, District 1, in conjunction with the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) and Caltrans Social Fund, is pleased to announce the availability of two $1,500 scholarships. These scholarship opportunities support the professional growth and development of students, high school seniors, and first or second-year college students, seeking a career in transportation.

To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a high school senior or first or second-year college student from or residing in Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake or Mendocino County.
  2. Must plan to pursue a career in transportation.
  3. Must attend or be accepted to a post-secondary institute (college/university/vocational/technical school) in California.
  4. Must provide an official transcript to verify Grade Point Average (GPA).
  5. Must provide a description of participation in extra-curricular and/or community-related activities
  6. Letters of recommendation will be considered.

Students related to Caltrans employees may apply.

Please contact Public Information Officer Andrew Goetz at Andrew.Goetz@dot.ca.gov for scholarship applications.

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 8, 2020.