Molitoris Leadership Scholarship

Molitoris Leadership Scholarship

Part of the WTS goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field can be realized by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The WTS Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field who demonstrate leadership skills, ability, and interest.

The purpose of the WTS Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is to motivate and reward women who demonstrate leadership in the transportation industry. The leadership, skills, and perspectives of women are essential to assure that the transportation systems of the future respond to the needs of all. Leadership does not just happen. Leaders personally invest and risk much. They must take on struggles that many would avoid and persevere to reach successful outcomes. These qualities should receive special attention in the selection of the award winner.

The Pittsburgh Chapter of WTS is accepting applications for the Molitoris Leadership Scholarship from Pennsylvania students (either attending school or permanently residing in Western Pennsylvania, or both).  The Pittsburgh Chapter recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship and her application will be forwarded for consideration for the national-level scholarship of $5,000.

In order to qualify for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

-GPA of 3.0 or higher.

-Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, or logistics.

-Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field.

– Applicants for the Molitoris Leadership Scholarship must specifically address the issue of leadership on their personal statement.

Please review the application in full for details and submission requirements.

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