James E. Clyburn University Transportation Center Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

Thursday, March 4, 2010

SC State University’s James E. Clyburn University Transportation Center (JECUTC) is currently accepting applications for the 2010-2011 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program.

The Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowships are awarded annually, up to $10,000, to students interested in pursuing a career in transportation. The fellowship program encompasses all areas of transportation, including the following transportation-related academic disciplines:

Arts & Sciences                                             Engineering
Architecture                                                      Chemical Engineering
Chemistry                                                         Civil Engineering
Communication                                              Construction Engineering
Computer Science                                         Electrical Engineering
Criminal Justice                                              Electronic Engineering
Environmental                                                 Engineering (General)
Science Information                                       Environmental Engineering
Systems Logistics                                         Geotechnical Engineering
Mathematics                                                   Manufacturing Engineering
Public Administration                                   Structural Engineering
Physics                                                            Transportation Engineering


Aviation                                                            Law
Aeronautical Studies                                     Law
Airway Science
Aviation Flight Management                          Public Policy and Planning
Science                                                             Public Policy and Analysis         
                                                                            Political Science/Government
Business                                                          Urban and Regional Planning                                        
Accounting                                                        Urban Studies
Business Administration                                    
Business Management                                 Transportation
Finance                                                             Payment and Materials
Economic                                                         Transportation (General)
Management                                                   Transportation (Infrastructure)
Marketing                                                         Transportation (Traffic Operations)
                                                                           Transportation Logistics
Education and Human Development         Transportation Planning & Management
Education                                                         Transportation Policy
Human Factors                                               Transportation Studies
Human Resources                                            

*Other transportation-related disciplines may be approved by the FHWA Universities & Grants program manager on a case-by-case basis.

The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program is available for rising juniors and seniors who are pursuing transportation-related undergraduate degrees and who plan to enter the transportation profession upon completing their higher education.

The FHWA will award the fellowships on the basis of class standing, GPA, University transcripts and transportation work experience, if any, including employer’s endorsement, letters of recommendation (a minimum of three) regarding the applicant’s qualifications and proposed plan of study.

Applications may be picked up from SC State University departmental chairpersons or from the JECUTC. An application is also attached and may be downloaded.

All applications must be completed and submitted to the JECUTC no later than Friday, March 12, 2010.
For additional information, contact Jim Gordon, SC State University’s education/construction coordinator, at (803) 516-4692 or via email at jgordon@scsu.edu.