ITE recently announced the debut of the 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.
Note: Scholarship applications must be completed and received by ITE, either online, by email, or mail, by March 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. CT.