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HBCU/MIHE Transportation Fellows Scholarship

The North Carolina HBCU/MIHE Transportation Fellows Scholarship Program helps foster diverse transportation professionals by awarding scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in transportation-related fields by:
  • Attracting the nation’s brightest minds to the field of transportation
  • Expanding, diversifying and retaining top talent in the transportation industry of the United States
  • Bringing innovation and enhance the breadth and scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States


The N.C. Department of Transportation offers students currently enrolled at accredited historically black colleges and universities, as well as minority institutions of higher education in North Carolina, the opportunity to compete each year for the $2,500 scholarship. Learn more about eligibility requirements.


All applications and supporting material (official transcripts and letters of recommendation) for the North Carolina HBCU/MIHE Transportation Fellows Scholarship must be received by the deadline. Learn more about the application process.


Although the department encourages students in the majors below to apply, students are not limited to them.

​Sciences​Architecture, biology, chemistry, communication, computer science, criminal justice, environmental science, information systems, mathematics, physics
​Business​Accounting, business administration, finance, economics, management
​Human development
​Human factors, human resources, psychology
​Aviation​Aeronautical studies, airway science, aviation flight management, science
​Chemical, civil, construction, electrical, electronic, environmental, geotechnical, manufacturing, mechanical, structural, transportation
Public policy and planning​Public policy and analysis, public administration, political science/government, urban and regional planning, urban studies
Law​Transportation, environmental
​Transportation​Logistics management, planning, policy

NCDOT may approve other transportation-related academic disciplines on a case-by-case basis.


Alvin Austin

HBCU Outreach Director
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(919) 733-9150 (fax)

1501 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1501

10/1/2018 8:03 PM

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