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?