The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet offers scholarship opportunities to students who are interested in pursuing civil engineering, civil engineering technology or construction management.

Applications are being accepted for the upcoming 2023-2024 year. Students who are chosen for the civil engineering or construction management program can receive up to $59,200 before taxes, and those chosen for civil engineering technology can receive up to $12,000 before taxes depending upon the number of years in school. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet also provide summer employment and full-time employment after graduation.

The schools students must attend for particular programs includes:

  • Civil engineering: University of Kentucky, University of Louisville or Western Kentucky University;
  • Construction management: Northern Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University, Morehead State University or Murray State University; and
  • Civil engineering technology: Bluegrass Community and Technical College or Big Sandy Community and Technical College. 

The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2023. For more information, visit the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s website.