The Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship
The Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship is awarded to a student with an interest in transportation safety who will be enrolled full time in a masterâs program at any of the University of North Carolina campuses in the fall of 2013. Candidates for the $1,000 scholarship will be evaluated on a 500-1,000 word essay, as well as academic performance, career goals, extracurricular and professional activities and work experience.
Named in memory of HSRC staff member Megan Cornog, the purpose of the scholarship is to foster the education and professional development of graduate students with an interest in transportation safety-related areas, including but not limited to, engineering, driver behavior, planning, public health and environment.
Megan died Sunday, November 7, 2010 at her home in Carrboro, N.C., after a courageous battle with cancer. Earning her master's degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2009, Megan began her career working as a project coordinator for HSRC, focusing on pedestrian and bicycle issues.
The application filing deadline is May 15, 2013.
Return application to:
UNC Highway Safety Research Center
c/o: Patty Harrison
730 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. CB 3430
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3430
The scholarship recipient(s) will be announced in July 2013.
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