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CALTRANS DAC and CTF Scholarship Opportunity

California Department of Transportation and the California Transportation

Foundation 2012 – 2013

Disability Advisory Committee Scholarship


Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Disability Advisory Committee/California Transportation Foundation scholarship. The purpose of the Caltrans Disability Advisory Committee is to advise the Director—through the Civil Rights Deputy Director Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEOP)—about disability issues of concern to California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) employees with disabilities. Specifically focusing on internal operations and activities to ensure equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, as well as undertaking projects to resolve issues or problems as they arise. Caltrans Disability Advisory Committee will promote equitable representation and utilization of persons with disabilities in Caltrans’ workforce.


The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) is a nonprofit, all volunteer corporation and its mission is to promote professionalism within the transportation industry.


This year the DAC and CTF will award two scholarships totaling $1500.


Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

• Recipient must be a US citizen or legal resident of the State of California.

• Recipient must be a high school senior or college student (undergraduate or graduate).

• Recipient must have a permanent disability.

• Recipient must pursue or plan to pursue a course of study and career in transportation.

• Recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA .

  • • Recipient must be enrolled in a transportation related field of study, i.e., engineering, surveying,

planning, drafting, computer science, business administration, landscaping, environmental

planning, and right of way.



Send completed applications to:

DAC Scholarship

Attention: Dee Hooker

California Department of Transportation

4050 Taylor Street, M.S. 251

San Diego, CA 92110


California Department of Transportation and the California Transportation

Foundation 2012 – 2013

Disability Advisory Committee Scholarship




Each applicant must submit the following materials:


  1. A completed application.
  2. An essay outlining career goals (not to exceed 500 words).
  3. For High School students, latest report card.
  4. For college students, official transcripts.
  5. A minimum of two sealed letters of recommendation

v  One from faculty

v  One from a supervisor, friend or pastor.


Specific documentation requirements are outlined in the application form. Applications forms

may be accessed at:

If you do not have Caltrans Internet access, please call.




The DAC Scholarship Committee will review all applications. After careful review, two winners will be notified. The scholarship recipients will be acknowledged in various newsletters including the Caltrans newsletter, Freeway and Faces and the California Transportation Foundation’s web-page. For a college student chosen, the scholarship will be awarded on December 14, 2012.




The scholarship will be open for applications on September 1, 2012. The complete application with original signatures must be postmarked by November 30, 2012­­­­- – – – – -. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.


Note: faxed documents are not considered originals.


Submit applications to:      Dee Hooker

DAC Scholarship Chairperson

4050 Taylor Street MS- 251

San Diego, CA  92110


If you have any questions please contact Dee Hooker at:

Phone: 619 688 6637 or E-mail


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