Fw: NDTA Scholarships Available
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From: Don Hale
Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 9:21 PM
Subject: Fw: NDTA Scholarships Available
--- On Wed, 5/6/09, Charlie Madison wrote:
From: Charlie Madison <c_madison at msn.com>
Subject: NDTA Scholarships Available
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 12:49 PM
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the NDTA is looking for students that are interested in receiving a scholarship. We have the funds to provide scholarship to deserving students and are interested in giving these funds out. However, we need the completed applications for review.
I have attached a copy of the application for you information and anyone can go to our website for the complete information on our scholarship program and an application.
Website for the SFBA Chapter is www.ndta-sf.com
Chairman SFBA Chapter
SFBA-NDTA Scholarship Application
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.
If 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 character.
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 documents.Scholarship Application
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).
Three 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 field.
The Awards Committee requires complete information from the applicant to facilitate the selection process.PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN FULL (Print or Type)
Last First Middle
Phone Number: ( ) _______________ FAX/Email: ______________________________________
Date of Birth________________
If you re a Chapter member, to what Chapter do you belong? ____________________________________
How did you hear of the NDTA? __________________________________________________________
List community collage or university, vocational, technical or trade school, in which you are enrolled for the school year 2009-2010. If none, so state___________________________________________________
City/State/Zip________________________________ School residence (if different from address above):
Number of credits you plan to complete by the end of the school year 2009-2010.
School/college/university in which you plan to enroll for academic year 2009-2010.___________________
Major field (if applicable)________________Proposed degree date (if applicable)____________________
Number of credits you plan to complete next academic year?
(Quarter) F________ W________ S________ SSI________ SSII________
(Semester) I________ II________ SS_______ Cumulative GPA. __________
College or universities attended (other than indicated by transcript):
Scholarship/grants earned for academic year 2009-2010 ________________________________________
Awards or Honors earned?________________________________________________________________
List 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, etc.)___________________________________________________________________
Winning 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 received.
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 knowledge.
Date________________ Applicant's signature________________________________________________
Return completed application and supporting papers
SFBA-NDTA Scholarship Committee
2750 North Texas Street, Ste 140
Fairfield, CA 94533