Amtrak to Award Scholarships

Amtrak will award 11 scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about a career in the railroad industry.

The application deadline is Jan. 31. Among the scholarships available are:

— High school students who are Hispanic/Latinx, African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander;

— Women in STEM, for students pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math;

— Engineering, for student with an interest in rail engineering;

— IT, for students in information technology, computer science, or a similar field;

— Non-technical, for students in business, finance, marketing, supply chain, or a similar field;

— A. Philip Randolph, for children, spouses, civil-union partners or domestic partners of Amtrak employees, retirees, or furloughed employees.

Candidates are encouraged to submit more than one application. Scholarships will help with tuition, fees, books, and equipment. More information and an application is available at on the Amtrak website at the careers page.

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