INDOT Offers Scholarships, Jobs to Engineers in Training

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The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering civil engineering scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester, and paid employment during summer breaks and upon graduation.

Students must be accepted or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools and apply at www.INDOTScholarship.in.gov. Applications for the 2016-2017 school year must be postmarked by Thursday, March 31.

“INDOT employs a staff of more than 3,400 to build and maintain 28,800 lane miles of interstates, U.S. highways and state routes,” said Commissioner Brandye Hendrickson. “INDOT strives to be an employer of choice, and scholarships are some of the ways that we attract top talent.”

INDOT’s civil-engineering scholarship program offers $3,125 per semester or $2,083 per trimester for up to five years of post-secondary civil engineering education. Scholarship funds can be applied to educational expenses, fees and books. In return, recipients will work for INDOT in a variety of full-time, paid positions during their summer breaks and upon graduation.

Students must be accepted or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology certified civil engineering programs. Eligible programs include Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University, Purdue University Calumet, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Trine University, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame and Valparaiso University.

Learn more about the INDOT Engineer Scholarship program and the applications process at www.INDOTScholarship.in.gov. Again, applications for the 2016-2017 school year must be postmarked by Thursday, March 31.

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