KTC scholarshipFRANKFORT, Ky. (2/15/14) — Continuing one of the Commonwealth’s most attractive postsecondary education opportunities, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year for students pursuing civil engineering and civil engineering technology degrees.

As many as 20 competitively awarded scholarships for the civil engineering program will be awarded for students to attend the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University or Kentucky State University.

“Civil engineers and civil-engineering technologists are critical to the mission of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and are involved in a wide variety of transportation functions,” said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock, himself a former scholarship student and UK College of Engineering alumnus.

Scholarships include summer work, full-time job upon graduation;
Deadline for applications is March 1

“We’re excited about these scholarship opportunities for students across the state. This will provide a pipeline of highly qualified engineers in both fields and afford students a unique opportunity to advance their careers,” Secretary Hancock said.

The KYTC Engineering Scholarship Program includes the opportunity for paid summer employment and placement with KYTC in a full-time job upon graduation. Students agree to work one year for KYTC for each year of scholarship assistance.
 
Freshmen and sophomores receive $5,750 per semester, and juniors and seniors receive $6,150 per semester to complete a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering.

For complete information, go to KTC Civil Engineering Scholarship.

In addition, KYTC and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) teamed to develop an associate degree program in civil engineering technology at two campuses – Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington and Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg.

The Cabinet will award up to 10 scholarships for participating students, who can attend either campus. Each scholarship student will receive $2,750 per semester, plus the opportunity of a summer job and full-time placement with KYTC upon graduation.

As with the civil engineering scholarship program, students who receive civil engineering technology scholarships agree to one year of work with KYTC for each year of school.

For complete information, go to KTC Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship.

The deadline for applications for both scholarship programs is March 1, 2014. Recipients will be notified in April.

For more information contact Cherie Mertz, scholarship coordinator, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (502)782-4794.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Miranda Thacker Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Authorities Searching for Jail Escapee

CLAY, Ky. (8/3/15) — Authorities are searching for a Webster County escapee after police say he escaped while working… Read More

DCPS Board of Education to Meet Aug. 6

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 4:45 p.m. Thursday,… Read More
1 DOW 17,573.94
-24.26 (-0.14%)    
2 S&P 2,100.09
+2.05 (0.10%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,121.81
+6.43 (0.13%)    

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 3936

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3837

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2652

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2551

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2452

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16783

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15784

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 03, 2015 1594

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1419

Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1179

Man Accused of Using Craig's List to Encourage…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1019

Two Vehicle Collision Injures One, Driver…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 992

Back To School Bash Brings Crowd to Mall

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 900

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 862

Vehicle Accident Results in One Fatality

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 569

Summary: 2015 Fancy Farm

by KET
August 03, 2015 568

Hopkins County Pays Tribute to School Personnel…

by Ron Sanders
August 03, 2015 541

Hopkins County School Employees Honored

by SurfKY News