Scholarships Available

It is anticipated that two scholarship awards will be available for 2024:

  • Charles E. Alexander Memorial Transportation Engineering Scholarship
    • Estimated value = $10,000
  • Billy Jones Memorial Traffic Engineering Scholarship
    • Estimated value = $5,000

Application Information

To apply for a scholarship, a candidate must submit a completed online application along with the recommendation of a faculty member from an accredited Civil Engineering Department at a university in Alabama and/or the recommendation of a Member or Affiliate Member of the Alabama Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

A full disclosure of current student loans or other financial aid must be included in the application.

Application information may be obtained from faculty members in the Civil Engineering Departments at Auburn University, the University of Alabama, Alabama A&M University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of South Alabama in January and/or February of each year.

For detailed application requirements, and a link to the online application, click here.

Award Requirements

A candidate for a scholarship award must meet each of several criteria. To be considered for the award, a candidate shall:

  1. Be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Civil Engineering program at an ABET accredited university in the State of Alabama (graduate students are ineligible for award payments)
  2. Be academically classified by the university as a junior or senior when application is submitted (graduate students are ineligible)
  3. Demonstrate a strong commitment to the discipline of transportation engineering;
  4. Be recommended by a faculty member or Member of ALSITE
  5. Demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship
  6. Not be related to any Board Member of Harold M. Raynor ALSITE Scholarships, Inc.

Candidate Evaluation

The Foundation’s Selection Committee reviews each application and ranks the candidates on the basis of the following evaluation categories:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Achievement
  • Leadership Activities
  • Employment History
  • Career Objectives

Board members review and evaluate the accomplishments in each category to select the scholarship recipients. Financial need is a requirement for consideration of a scholarship application.

Academic Requirements

To receive scholarship payments, the recipient must remain enrolled full-time in a fully accredited undergraduate Civil Engineering curriculum and must provide to the Foundation’s Treasurer the following information each grading period:

  • Academic Standing
  • Confirmation of full-time undergraduate enrollment
  • Confirmation of course schedule
  • Copy of prior grading period grades

Upon receipt of the required information, scholarship award payments only for the next academic period will be made at the start of each academic period to the student’s institution for credit to the recipient’s account.