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Department of Transportation Studies
Texas Southern University

Scholarships

Scholarships for the Undergraduate Maritime Program

Other scholarships

Houston Pilots Scholarship

The Houston Pilots is offering a scholarship opportunity for students majoring in Maritime Transportation Management and Security at Texas Southern University.  Scholarships of up to $500 for academic year 2015-2016 are available to students who meet the criteria.  The program is supported with funds from the Houston Pilots.The scholarship awards may include payment assistance for tuition, fees, and/or books up to $2,000 per academic year. 

Scholarship duration and Application deadline: ·

  1. Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 (Scholarship is only available one time)

  2. Application deadline: May 1, 2015

The requirements are as follows: ·

  1. Must have at the time of application a 2.5 on 4.0 GPA scale,

  2. Must be a Maritime Transportation Management and Security major,

  3. Must submit completed application form to the Department of Transportation Studies,

  4. Must be a U.S. Citizen, and

  5. Must be either an incoming Freshman or new Transfer student to receive scholarship.  

For further information, contact Coordinator Ms. Ursurla Williams at (713) 313-4394  or e-mail: williamsua@tsu.edu.

Department of Homeland Security Scientific Leadership Student Scholarship

Texas Southern University has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for its 2015-2016 Scientific Leadership Award. The highly competitive award goes to accredited Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to build Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (HS-STEM) initiatives. The grant is used to establish related curricula and courses of study by supporting the development of early-career faculty, and recruiting and mentoring students. Scholarships are available to qualified students to support the initiatives of the grant. Scholarships of up to $1,000 for Spring 2015 are available to students who meet the criteria. The program is supported with funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Scholarship awards may include payment assistance for tuition, fees, and/or books up to $1,000 for Spring 2015 semester.

Scholarship duration and Application deadline: ·

  1. Spring 2015 – (Renewal of academic scholarship is contingent upon full-time enrollment at TSU with 3.3 cumulative GPA or better)

  2. Application deadline: Feburay1, 2015

The requirements are as follows:

  1. Must have at the time of application a 3.3 on 4.0 GPA scale,

  2. Must apply for admission and be admitted to TSU before awarded scholarship,

  3. Must be a Maritime Transportation Management and Security, Computer Science, or Mathematics major,

  4. Maintain not less than 3.3 cumulative GPA each semester during the duration of the scholarship,

  5. Must submit completed application form to the Department of Transportation Studies,

  6. Must submit two typed (2) letters of recommendation (one must be from teacher/professor, counselor or principal on school letterhead),

  7. Must submit unofficial high school or college transcript,

  8. Must be a U.S. Citizen, and

  9. Must submit a one (1) page typed essay addressing: "How Will the Department of Homeland Security Scientific Leadership Scholarship Impact Your Education and Prepare You for a Career in Homeland Security Related Fields?"  

For further information, contact Coordinator Ms. Ursurla Williams at (713) 313-4394  or e-mail: williamsua@tsu.edu.

Port of Houston Authority Maritime Transportation Scholarship

Texas Southern University has partnered with the Port of Houston Authority to develop an academic program in Maritime Transportation Management and Security. The Bachelor of Science degree in Maritime Transportation Management and Security began in Fall 2010 and addresses three nationally recognized priorities: logistics/freight, security, and environment – in a single curriculum. Scholarships up to $4,000 for academic year 2015-2016 are available to students who meet the criteria and who are admitted to the program. The program is supported with funds from TSU and the Port of Houston Authority. Scholarship awards may include payment assistance for tuition, fees, and/or books up to $2,000 per semester. Up to 25 scholarships per semester will be awarded. The award will be paid after the 12th day of class.

Scholarship duration and Application deadline: ·

  1. Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 (Renewal of academic scholarship is contingent upon full-time enrollment at TSU with 3.0 cumulative GPA or better)

  2. Application deadline: April 3, 2015

The requirements are as follows:

  1. Must have at the time of application a 3.0 on 4.0 GPA scale,

  2. Must apply for admission and be admitted to TSU before awarded scholarship,

  3. Must select Maritime Transportation Management and Security as major,

  4. Maintain not less than 3.0 cumulative GPA each semester during the duration of the scholarship,

  5. Must submit completed application form to the Department of Transportation Studies,

  6. Must submit two typed (2) letters of recommendation (one must be from teacher/professor, counselor or principal on school letterhead),

  7. Must submit unofficial high school or college transcript,

  8. Must be able to legally work in the United States at the time of application and after college graduation

  9. Must submit a one (1) page typed essay addressing: "How Will the Maritime Transportation Scholarship Impact Your Education and Prepare You for a Career in the Maritime Industry?"  

For further information, contact Coordinator Ms. Ursurla Williams at (713) 313-4394  or e-mail: williamsua@tsu.edu.

 

CTTR Scholarship

The Center for Transportation Training and Research (CTTR) is an innovative research component of Texas Southern University and provides graduate level management and research training in support of the Transportation Studies Program. The CTTR provides scholarships each semester for qualified students in transportation. The scholarships will cover tuition and a portion of the recipient’s living expenses. 

The requirements are as follows: ·

  1. Must be an applicant to the Masters Program in Transportation Studies,

  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the last two years of study,

  3. Submit statement of professional or scholastic objective (max - one page), and

  4. Submit three scholastic or professional letters of reference.  

For further information, contact Dr. Carol A. Lewis at (713) 313-7924  or e-mail: lewis_ca@tsu.edu.

Eisenhower Fellowship

Applicants for MIHE fellowships must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. MIHE and must be pursuing a degree in a transportation related disciplines in a full-time program. Applicants must have at least one full academic year remaining in a program of study and must be enrolled for the entire academic year. A list of transportation-related disciplines can be found in appendix D or on the U&GP website (http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ugp/#FellowshipsDiscip). Foreign students who are not U.S. citizens must provide a certified copy of their student I-20 ID or I-551 Permanent Resident Card that is issued by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).

Fellowships are intended for:

• Undergraduate students (juniors and seniors) pursuing transportation-related undergraduate degrees at an MIHE who plan to enter the transportation profession upon completing their higher education.

• Graduate students (Masters or Doctorate) pursuing transportation-related graduate degrees who plan to enter a transportation profession upon completing their higher education.

 

 For further information, contact Mr. Khosro Godazi at (713) 313-7925  or e-mail: godazi_kx@tsu.edu.  
 

Graduate Research Assistantship

Graduate students in Transportation have an unique opportunity to work with faculty and CTTR researchers on various externally funded research projects.  For further information contact Dr. Lei Yu at (713) 313-7007 (e-mail: yu_lx@tsu.edu) or Dr. Carol A. Lewis at (713) 313-7924 (e-mail: lewis_ca@tsu.edu). For application form, download here.

Dr. Naomi W. Lede'S Scholarship

The Naomi W. Lede' Institute for Innovation and Scholarship encourages scholastic excellence and innovation by providing scholarships for qualified students in the transportation fields.  The objectives of the Dr. Naomi W. Lede' Institute for Innovation and Scholarship are to prepare a highly qualified cadre of professionals with the ability to think critically and tackle existing and emerging issues in transportation.   The Naomi W. Lede' Institute was established for the purpose of inspiring and cultivating a continued spirit of motivation and excellence in achievement.  

Scholarships are intended for students who are presently enrolled in or are applicants to the Master's level program at Texas Southern University.

For further information, contact Dr. Carol A. Lewis at (713) 313-7924  (e-mail: lewis_ca@tsu.edu ) or Dr. Lei Yu at (713) 313-7007  ( e-mail: yu_lx@tsu.edu ) .

WTSF Scholarship



Department of Transportation Studies
TB 125, College of Science & Technology, Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Avenue, Houston, Texas 77004-9986 USA
Phone (713) 313-1841 or (713) 313-6809 
 Fax (713) 313-1856  

Contact:
Dr. Yi Qi, Interim Chair
Ms. Paula Eakins, Administrative Assistant

 

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