Scholarships will be disbursed to students must adhere to the following:
• Each student who receives a NITC scholarship must have a primary purpose for the funding and that purpose must yield a discernible (and reportable) outcome that pertains to NITC’s mission. Common examples include: professional development, independent research and campus leadership. When scholarships are awarded, the student should identify its primary purpose.
Scholar Reporting Requirement:
• Each PI shall submit progress reports to NITC staff. Reports are due on September 30 and March 30. These reports shall include:
o Name, degree program, and email address of scholarship recipients.
o A picture and biography of each recipient that covers at least the following: degree program and expected graduation date, previous degree/institution, transportation interest, and the purpose of the scholarship.
• Each PI shall submit an end-of-the-academic year report (due May 31 for UTA, UU, & UA and June 30 for Oregon Tech, UO, PSU) that describes the scholarship allocation process and any anticipated changes to that process for the subsequent year.
• Each scholarship recipient shall submit, at least once per year, a product that NITC can share with U.S.DOT (for example, a master’s thesis or a brief white/position paper).