Opportunities for Students
California Transportation Foundation
Since its founding in 1988, The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) has awarded $1.2 million in scholarships through December 31, 2018. To qualify for CTF scholarships, recipients must be intent on a career in transportation and be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or documented, international students. Each scholarship has additional qualifications
ITE Diversity Scholars Program
The purpose of this program is to increase underrepresented populations participation in the transportation profession by supporting increased diversity at the undergraduate level. Diversity in transportation is critical as practitioners seek to fully understand the transportation needs of communities in the development of equitable mobility improvements to many areas of our society.
There are 4 cornerstones to this program:
- Financial support (a total of up to $20,000 in scholarship support: up to $4000 annually per student for up to 5 years of undergraduate enrollment)
- ITE Student Chapter engagement
- Internship Opportunities
This program is open to any U.S. high school student of African-American; Native American, Alaskan, and Hawaiian; or Hispanic/Latino heritage with an interest in a career in transportation and seeking to study transportation engineering, planning, or in a related-field at a school with an established ITE Student Chapter. All of the eligibility requirements and application information available on www.ite.org/diversityscholar.