Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by Women's Transportation Seminar Portland Chapter

This scholarship in the amount of $4,000 is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field and honors Sharon D. Banks, chief executive officer of AC Transit in Alameda-Contra Costa County, California during most of the 1990's. She led the agency in a pioneering effort to introduce cultural and organizational changes aimed at motivating the public transit work force. She was a member of the WTS Advisory Board and received the WTS San Francisco Chapter Woman and Employer of the Year Awards. Requirements: • Open to women • GPA of 3.0 or higher • Either graduated from an Oregon or southwest Washington high school or currently enrolled in a college in Oregon or southwest Washington • Currently enrolled in or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, or logistics • Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field • Not previously awarded a WTS scholarship at the graduate level
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2019 - 2020
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