District 1 Scholarship Program

2022 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 one $2,250 scholarship. This scholarship opportunity supports 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 the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

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

Students related to Caltrans employees may apply.

Please contact Public Information Officer Meriah Miracle at Meriah.Miracle@dot.ca.gov with any questions.

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 27, 2022.