The North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation 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/MSI Transportation 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|
|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.