The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is pleased to announce its annual Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program. The program provides financial assistance to help the sons, daughters or legally adopted children of highway workers killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty pursue post high school education. The scholarships, which are competitive, have a value of up to $5,000.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association is a federation whose primary goal is to aggressively grow and protect transportation infrastructure investment to meet the public and business demand for safe and efficient travel.
- Eligibility for the scholarship is limited to the sons, daughters or legally adopted children of highway workers who die or have become permanently disabled in roadway work zone accidents.
- The applicant’s parent must have been employed by a transportation construction firm or a transportation public agency at the time of his or her death or disabling injury
How to Apply:
You must submit the on-line application form through the given link:
- An official copy of the applicant’s transcript and grade report from the school currently attended or most recently attended.
- At least two letters of recommendation from teachers in support of the candidate’s application.
- Proof of parent’s death in line of duty.
- If parent is permanently incapacitated, submit appropriate documentation, including, but not limited to, a physician certification form stating that the injury was directly related to on-duty job-site injury or documentation from the Social Security Administration disability insurance program.
- Proof of guardianship if not living with surviving parent.
- A typewritten statement, no longer than 200 words, prepared by the applicant that explains his/her reasons for wanting to continue his/her education.
- A recent high resolution photo of the applicant. Electronic photos are preferred. Files must be 300 dpi or higher and in full-color JPEG, TIFF, or PDF format of less than 10MB
- A completed and signed “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA) forms for the current year
- Applicant must provide a copy of his/her most current year’s federal tax return and a copy of parent’s most current year federal tax return.
- A copy of the acceptance letter from the college, university, technical school, etc. where the applicant plans to attend.
- A statement providing the approximate cost of annual tuition and room and board to attend school where scholarship will be applied.
The scholarships, which are competitive, have a value of up to $5,000.
Applications must be submitted online by April 8, 2016.
Link for More Information:
You can contact ARTBA’s Allison Rose at 202.289.4434 or via e-mail at arose-at-artba.org