How to Apply
Review the scholarship requirements to see if you are eligible.
Gather the supporting documents necessary for your application. These include:
- An unofficial university transcript
- A resume (two pages maximum)
- One letter of recommendation
The deadline for 2020-2021 scholarship application has passed.
The North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation Scholarship Program helps foster new, 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
- Bringing innovation and enhancing the breadth and scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States
- Encompassing all modes of transportation
The N.C. Department of Transportation offers students currently enrolled at accredited historically black colleges and universities, as well as minority-serving institutions in North Carolina, the opportunity to compete each year for the $1,500 scholarship.
All applications and supporting material (official transcripts and letters of recommendation) for the North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation Scholarship must be received by the deadline.
Although the department encourages students in the majors below to apply, students are not limited to them.
|Sciences||Architecture, biology, chemistry, communications, 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|
|Engineering||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|
|Transportation||Logistics management, planning, policy
NCDOT may approve other transportation-related academic disciplines on a case-by-case basis.