To attend 6 Ky. schools
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 27, 2017) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year for students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees. The application deadline is Feb. 1.
As many as 20 competitive civil engineering scholarships will be awarded for students to attend the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University or Kentucky State University. In addition to gaining tuition assistance, scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to work during the summers and are guaranteed post-graduation employment.
Freshmen and sophomores receive $6,200 per semester, while juniors and seniors receive $6,600 per semester, to complete a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering. Students agree to work one year for KYTC for each year of scholarship assistance.
KYTC and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) also 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 choose to attend either campus. Each scholarship student will receive $3,000 per semester plus the opportunity of a summer job and full-time placement with KYTC upon graduation.
The civil engineering scholarship program, the technology scholarship program requires students who receive civil engineering technology scholarships to complete one year of work with KYTC for each year of school.