KTC scholarships available

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is accepting applications for its civil engineering (four-year program) and civil engineering technology (two-year program) scholarship programs.  Deadline to apply for both is March 1.

The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program is for students interested in pursuing a degree in civil engineering at Western Kentucky University, University of Louisville or University of Kentucky.

Students also may take classes at other Kentucky state colleges/universities, with approved programs, before transferring to WKU, U of L or UK.  Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college. College freshmen and sophomores currently receive $5,750 a semester to apply toward tuition and books. Juniors and seniors receive $6,150 a semester. Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.

The civil engineering technology program is for students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community and Technical College in Lexington. 

Candidates must meet the entrance qualifications for the college and maintain a GPA of 2.5. Students receive $2,750 a semester and are expected to work for the cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.

Contact Cherie Mertz at (502) 564-4610 for more information.

More details about both programs and applications to apply can be found at http://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/default.aspx.

Deadline to apply for both programs is March 1.

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