ITE Ohio Section Scholarship

$1,000–$2,000Award Amount
2Number of Awards
11/5/2022Submission Deadline

The James A. Bixby Memorial Scholarship and the ITE Ohio Section Scholarship worth $2,000 and $1,000 respectively are being offered by the Ohio Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

These scholarships are offered to promote the advancement of the transportation profession by providing financial assistance to students pursuing degrees in transportation engineering or other related fields.

Candidates applying must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an ABET-accredited college or university in the state of Ohio and pursuing a degree in civil engineering, transportation engineering, or any other transport-related fields that support the goals of the ITE.

Key Information of ITE Ohio Section Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Transportation
  • Public Transportation
  • Public Transportation Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Planning

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

ABET Accredited

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Award Amount

$1,000–$2,000

Number of Awards

2

ITE Ohio Section Scholarship Timeline

July 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on July 1.

November 2022

Submission Deadline

Applications close on November 5.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Graduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 2.5
  • Geographic Eligibility: United States, Ohio
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Faculty endorsement
  • Recommendation letters

How to ace the ITE Ohio Section Scholarship

1

Apply early

Early applications give the scholarship enough time to follow up on you.

2

Work on your recommendation letter

Get a trusted teacher or faculty member to write a well-recommended letter for you.

3

Maintain above par grades

Keep in mind the scholarship requires a specific GPA. Work hard to maintain a good grade above the scholarship requirements.

4

Participate in extracurriculars

Along with academic performance, the selection board is looking for involvement in extracurricular activities.

How the ITE Ohio Section Scholarship is Judged

Applicants will be evaluated based on academic performance, educational plans, career goals, and work experience. Evaluations will be made based on a completed application and a recommendation form provided by a faculty member.

Why We Love the ITE Ohio Section Scholarship

1

The ITE supports diversity

Applicants of all ethnicity and race get to participate in the scholarship.

2

Support from ITE technical committee

The technical committees and specialty councils provide the opportunity to participate in establishing standards and shaping policies.

3

Many added benefits

Winners of the scholarship receive various added benefits to go with the scholarship, including support in finding jobs and exclusive access to attend conferences and seminars.

5 Facts Ohio Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers

01.

ITE is located in 80 countries

The ITE is a worldwide network of almost 15,000 transportation engineers headquartered in Washington D.C.

02.

Established in 1930

Founded in 1930, ITE is a community of transportation professionals who work to improve mobility and safety for all transportation system users.

03.

Ohio established the Traffic Engineering Bureau

The purpose of the Bureau was to develop a system for marking the established state highways.

04.

First city to have traffic engineering organization

Toledo established their engineering organization in 1938 and was the first city in Ohio to have one.

05.

Harry E. Neal – first appointed Traffic Engineer

At the age of 37, Harry E. Neal was the first appointed traffic engineer in the United States.

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