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The Amtrak Scholarship Program

The Amtrak Scholarship Program

Website: Academic Scholarship Program
Amount: $3,000.00
Closing Date: 1/31/2024 


Scholarship Description 

  • Student pursing a degree (undergraduate or graduate) as a full-time student.
  • Must maintain minimum GPA of 2.8 at time of award as proven by official transcript.
  • Fill out electronic application with contact/personal information.
  • Submission of resume.
  • Submission of essay 500 words or less. Each scholarship will have unique questions to answer such as: Importance of Sustainable  Development in Rail, Importance of Urban Transportation and Amtrak’s Role, The Impact of Technology on Public Transportation & Diversity in the Railroad.
  • Candidates are encouraged to submit to more than one scholarship that is available if criteria is met. Only one scholarship awarded per person within the academic year.
  • All scholarships are paid with the understanding that, unless otherwise indicated, the money will be used for tuition, fees, books, and equipment required for classes to attain a college degree from a college or university.
  • Scholarship awards will be paid out upon completion of a W-9.
  • High school students must submit their official H.S. transcripts as well as their college acceptance letter to be fully considered