About the Scholarship

WTS started this scholarship program for women in the transportation field by encouraging them to undertake careers in the transportation field. Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship is made available for the women students who pursue U.G studies in transportation or a related field. The scholarship program is competitive and based on the applicant's specific transportation career goals, leadership ability especially related to transportation, community involvement, academic record, and transportation-related activities or job skills.


 How to Apply for this scholarship?

  • All applicants must submit a completed scholarship application in order to apply for this scholarship award.

  • A student should also submit a certified copy of his/her college/university official transcript.

  • In addition to that, he/she must submit two letters of recommendation from faculty members.

  • An applicant is also required to give a personal statement and proof of enrollment.

Award Amount and Deadline:

The Organization is funding $3500 to all eligible applicants annually.

All recipients must submit the official transcripts and completed application form before October 25th, 2019.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.

  • The scholarship is open to all women.

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

  • must plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field.

  • Must be a female who wants to plan a career in a transportation-related field.

  • An applicant must currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, operations, or logistics.