The NDTA (National Defense Transportation Association) is an
international, non-profit, non-political organization providing a common forum
to discuss and endorse programs designed to promote transportation preparedness
for peacetime needs and the defense of the free world. Its membership includes
today's transportation industry top civilian and military leaders who are
dedicated to increase the safety, effectiveness, economy and the responsiveness
of the transportation industry in the movement of people and goods.About the San
Francisco Bay Area Chapter (SFBA)
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is one
of the oldest chapters in the NDTA having received its charter on June 30, 1949.
With a membership of approximately 250, it ranks among the top three chapters in
terms of size. The chapter is noted for its exceptionally active and
professionally rewarding monthly programs, strong participation in local,
regional, and national transportation activities; continuing support of
emergency planning, and attention to transportation education. Over the years,
the Bay Area Chapter has achieved national prominence and has been selected by
National Headquarters on numerous occasions for the prestigious NDTA Chapter of
the Year Award.About the Scholarships
Jack Macy Memorial Scholarship Award -
This scholarship of $2500.00 will be awarded to a San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
NDTA member, spouse, or immediate family member. Students are eligible to join
the NDTA at a cost of $10.00 per year .The requirement for consideration is that
the student must be a US citizen, the application form, have supporting
documentation and the applicant be enrolled or planning to enroll in either an
undergraduate or postgraduate program at an accredited institution.
eligible for the Jack Macy Chapter Scholarship, provide name & membership
relation of sponsoring member.
Benjamin Pomeroy Memorial Scholarship and
Merit Scholarships - These scholarships of $1000.00 or more will be awarded to a
student who is a U.S. Citizen and enrolled in an accredited institution of
higher learning in an undergraduate degree or vocational program in the fields
of Transportation/Logistics, Business, Marketing, Engineering, Planning, or
Environment, preparing to pursue a career related to transportation. This award
will be based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest and
Veterans Merit ScholarshipThis scholarship of $1000.00 or more is
open to any veteran on active duty or has been on active duty within the past
five years. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited institution and provide
all the information on the application form as well as supporting
This completed application, together with
supporting papers and documents must be forwarded so as to reach the Chairman of
the Chapter's Education Committee at the address herein by May 31, 2009. To be
considered, applications must include all required documentation. Applications
postmarked after May 31 will not be considered.
A certified copy of your
vocational school, high school and college transcript (if applicable).
letters of recommendation: one must be from a teacher or counselor at your
school, one must be from someone who knows you other than from school, and one
may be from anyone you choose.
A one-page essay detailing your career goals
and ambitions with emphasis on transportation and/or a related career
The Awards Committee requires complete information from the applicant
to facilitate the selection process.
PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN FULL (Print or
Last First Middle
Number: ( ) _______________ FAX/Email:
Date of Birth________________
you re a Chapter member, to what Chapter do you belong?
How did you hear of the NDTA?
collage or university, vocational, technical or trade school, in which you are
enrolled for the school year 2009-2010. If none, so
School residence (if different from address
of credits you plan to complete by the end of the school year
in which you plan to enroll for academic year
field (if applicable)________________Proposed degree date (if
Number of credits you plan to complete next
(Quarter) F________ W________ S________ SSI________
(Semester) I________ II________ SS_______ Cumulative GPA.
College or universities attended (other than indicated by
earned for academic year 2009-2010
Awards or Honors
the extra curricular and out-of-school activities in which you participate, and
the organizations to which you belong, and any offices held there in (i.e.,
church groups, fraternity, sorority, student societies, publications, staff,
candidates will be contacted in advance of the formal announcements and
presentation. The awards will be given at the SFBA Chapter NDTA Annual Dinner at
Jack London Square on 26 Jun 09.
Awards must be applied to academic year
This certifies that this application was completed by me, and that
all entries on it and information are true and complete to the best of my
completed application and supporting papers
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