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Eligibility Requirements

​Applicants for the North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation Scholarship must:


Applications will be evaluated by the North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation Scholarship Program Selection Committee.

This selection committee may be composed of the following:

  • Members from the N.C. Board of Transportation
  • Secretary of Transportation or his designee
  • Prominent state-level transportation professionals, including NCDOT staff Transportation academia representing North Carolina HBCUs
  • Representatives from the transportation private sector

The panel’s recommendations for selection will be forwarded to the director of HBCUs Outreach at the N.C. Department of Transportation.

The secretary of transportation (or his designee) and the HBCU director will make final selections.

It is imperative that applicants provide an accurate and current email address for themselves and their faculty advisor. Applicants will be notified of their status via email.

Criteria for Evaluation

The North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation Scholarship will be awarded based on merit and financial need. Criteria includes:

  • Class standing, 2.5 minimum grade-point average and official university transcripts
  • Transportation work experience including any internships or employer endorsement
  • Letters of recommendation regarding the applicant’s qualifications
  • Proposed plan of study and future career plans
  • Statement of financial need

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