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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Rail Transportation Division (RTD) continues to be a strong supporter of collegiate researchers, both professors and students, who play a vital role in the advancement of the rail industry. To this end, the ASME RTD offers the ASME RTD Graduate and Undergraduate Student Scholarships, which give students the opportunity to network with rail professionals, present rail research publications, and exchange ideas on rail technological innovations and solutions at the ASME Joint Rail Conference (JRC). Most importantly, the scholarships increase the awareness of the rail engineering discipline from both an academic and professional perspective.Since 2011, the ASME RTD has received 107 graduate and undergraduate applications. Of the 107 applications received, 93 scholarships totaling $97,550.00 have been awarded to deserving students with an interest in rail.ASME RTD Graduate Student Conference Scholarship V. Terrey Hawthorne Memorial Scholarship Fund
Purpose: Fund travel, lodging, and conference registration expenses for scholarship awardees selected to attend and present their research publication at the ASME Joint Rail Conference.
Award Amount: $1,100.00 USD
Application Deadline: December 12, 2016
Scholarship Application Form
In order to be issued the scholarship, the student must be registered for the full conference as a student and must provide a completed Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification Form (W-9) in PDF format for his/her college/university. The completion of the form is required for tax purposes and will need to be returned to the Scholarship Program Chair by the deadline specified. Note: W-9 Forms are not requested until after the scholarships have been awarded and should indicate college/university tax information not the applicant's tax information. In addition, only one W-9 Form should be submitted per college/university.ASME RTD Undergraduate Student Conference Scholarship Swamidas K. Charan (John) Punwani Memorial Undergraduate Student Scholarship Fund
Purpose: Fund travel, lodging, and conference registration expenses for scholarship awardees selected to attend the ASME Joint Rail Conference.
Award Amount: $850.00 USD
Application Deadline: January 11, 2017
In addition to the $850.00 USD undergraduate scholarship award for reimbursement of travel-related expenses to attend the conference, one undergraduate student will be selected to receive an additional award for “Best Essay” based on the quality of his or her essay. Details of the award will be provided during the conference banquet where the award will be presented.
Please note that additional scholarship details and requirements may apply.
If you, or anyone you may know, has an interest in the ASME RTD Graduate and/or Undergraduate Student Scholarship, or has questions regarding the V. Terrey Hawthorne Memorial Scholarship Fund, please contact Ms. Monique F. Stewart, ASME RTD Scholarship Program Chair, at email@example.com.
For inquiries regarding scholarship disbursements, please contact ASME Staff Support, Mary D. Jakubowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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