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Article of past Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowhsip Participants
Napa Valley College and The Dwight David EISENHOWER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2021
Opportunity Number: 693JJ318NF5228-2021
The EISENHOWER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM provides funding for the pursuit of an Associate’s Degree or specialized training in transportation related fields. The program objective is to attract qualified students to the fields of transportation education and research, and advance transportation workforce development. The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation. The program is intended to help upgrade the scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States and encompasses all modes of transportation.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM
MESA Students declared in STEM majors with a Student Education Plan on file who will be enrolled in the fall and spring semester with an interest in pursuing a career in transportation are encouraged to apply. Students will be required to participate in biweekly meetings with the faculty advisor/campus program manager designed to explores and evaluates transportation related topics. In addition, students will be paired with a faculty and/or transportation industry adviser to assist in acquiring discipline awareness as well as focus on the requirements stipulated through the Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowship in collaboration with the MESA Program. Recipients prepared a research paper on a topic directly related to a relevant transportation problem or issue, with the approval of Nena Anguiano, Faculty Advisor. Awardee’s MUST attend the Transportation Research Board (TRB) held January 9 - 13, 2022 in Washington, DC, where you may be selected to present your research project. In addition, all students submit a required 300-word abstract of their research (or proposed research) for review to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) staff. A paid stipend will be given in the amount of $3,500 throughout the academic year and a $1,500 travel stipend to attend the January 2022 TRB Conference for a total of $5,000 for the academic year.
All applicants must: be enrolled in an accredited United States institution of higher education, must be pursuing a degree in a full-time program, must be in a transportation-related discipline, must have a minimum of one year remaining before transfer, must conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines, and should be planning to enter the transportation profession after completing their education.
Non-U.S. citizens must attach a valid copy of their Student and Exchange Visitor Information System Form issued by the IHE the student is enrolled in or Form I-20 “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Status’, or Form I-551 “Permanent Resident Card” issued by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration. Service (USCIS). Applications without this information will be considered incomplete.
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION
The Eisenhower Fellowships will be awarded on the basis of merit. Merit includes:
- Academic Record: Class standing, GPA, official College Transcripts and Resume.
- Potential for an outstanding career in transportation
- Letter of Recommendation regarding the applicant's qualifications. (minimum 2), and
- Proposed Plan Research Plan/ Plan of Study
- Application Packets can be requested via email: email@example.com
- Application Due Date: on or before June 18, 2021 by 4pm
- Turn in to Rene Rubio, MESA/STEM Student Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Personal statement and plan of study.pdf
- Attachment 3_2021 Student Information Sheet.pdf