Sue Black Memorial Scholarship

This year, the League of Railway Women would like to thank The Greenbrier Companies for sponsoring the Sue Black Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will award $5,000 USD to a person pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in the rail industry and is in financial need.

The funds will be paid at the beginning of the Fall 2024 school term following the applicant’s selection and after receiving proof of enrollment.

Distribution of funds will be administered by the LRW Scholarship Chair and disbursed to the suitable official of the recipient’s institution.

How to Apply

2024 Eligibility Criteria:
  1. GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  2. The applicant must prove financial need - (eg. FAFSA Form)
  3. The applicant must be currently enrolled, at a minimum, as a part-time student (6 hours per spring and fall semester).
    • Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited/post-secondary institution leading to an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s Degree. The curriculum must be certified by an accepted accreditation board in the United States, Canada or Mexico.
    • Applicants of any field of study may apply, though the degree will need to support the applicant’s career in the rail industry.
Amount of Award:
  • $5,000 USD
The 2024 application period is open. Applications are due by June 28, 2024. Winners will be notified in August.

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