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REMSA Unveils 2020 Scholarship Program

Written by Andrew Corselli
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REMSA announced its 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship Program. This year REMSA is awarding one President's Scholarship in the amount of $7,500 as well as one $5,000 runner-up scholarship, and one individual scholarship at $2,500. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, May 29, 2020.

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must:

  • Be a full- or part-time employee of a REMSA member company; or the spouse, son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a current full-time employee of a REMSA member company. An employee who is the scholarship applicant does not have to be a full-time employee. Interns are not eligible.
  • Be enrolled at the time of the application as a full-time college student at an accredited two-year college offering an associate’s degree or an accredited college or university offering a bachelor’s degree. 
  • Demonstrate successful completion of the previous year of study and a willingness to continue.

This year’s essay question is: Climate change is a frequently debated issue in today’s current events. In what ways does the freight rail industry benefit our environment? Do you think freight rail is a sustainable mode of transport when considering both the environment and the North American economy? Why or why not?

For more information on the scholarship program, click here. To download the REMSA 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship Application, click here.

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