ARTBA Foundation Seeking Students for Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program

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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is seeking qualified students for its 2015-16 “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program.”  Applications are due by March 6, 2015, and can be found at         

The scholarship, which is in its 1
5th year in 2015, provides post-high school financial assistance to the children of highway workers who have been killed or permanently disabled while working in roadway construction zones.  More than 120 worthy students from across America have been beneficiaries of the program.

Eligible students must attend a post-secondary institution of learning that requires a high school diploma or Graduate Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.) for admission. This could include any public or private: (a) four-year accredited college or university; (b) two-year accredited college; or (c) vocational technical college or training institution.  M.B.A. candidates and master’s degree students in civil engineering, construction management and other construction-related programs will also be considered.  Scholarships have a value up to $5,000.

For more information, or if you have leads on students who might be eligible, contact ARTBA’s Kashae Williams at or 202-289-4434.         

The ARTBA-TDF is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt entity that supports “research, education and public awareness.”  It supports an array of initiatives, including educational scholarships, safety training, economic reports, professional development, awards programs, a national exhibition on transportation and a facility dedicated to improving safety in roadway construction zones.