WTS Houston received 15 scholarship applications for five of the six scholarships for the 2021-2022 Scholarship cycle.
Every single woman who applied is smart, committed to the Transportation Industry and wants to make our world a better place using her education and skills. We commend each and every applicant for her hard work and determination.
Our committee had a difficult time in selecting the most qualified, but in the end we have awarded the scholarships as follows:
Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship of $7,000: Jiahe “Jane” Bian, Texas A&M University, Graduate Student in PhD Urban & Regional Sciences
WTS Paula Hammond Leadership Legacy Scholarship of $1,000: Anatha Sai Sreelekha Gudimella, Texas A&M University, Master’s Transportation Planning
Sharon D Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship of $6,000: Carolina Graca, Texas Southern University, BS Maritime Transportation Management & Security
Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates of $1,000: Rut Rosario, Prairie View A&M, BA Architecture
Junior College/Trade School Scholarship of $3,500: No Applications received
Transportation YOU High School Scholarship of $3,500: Haya Allaham, Energy Institute High School, Houston ISD
Please note the Leadership Legacy and Molitoris scholarships are awarded $1,000 each by the Houston Chapter. The bulk of the scholarship funds for these two scholarships are awarded on the WTS International level. The application packages have been forward to WTS International for review in 1st Qtr 2021.
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