The 2022 HSRC Diversity Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the HSRC Diversity Scholarship. To apply, please use the form below to submit your personal information and application documents. You will be asked to submit:

  • An unofficial transcript from high school and each university/college attended.
  • Two essays addressing the following questions (please limit responses to a maximum of two pages (single spaced, 10 pt font, 1 inch margins).
    1. How does being a self-identified member of an underrepresented group impact your interest in pursuing a transportation-related topic/area of study? You are encouraged to include autobiographical information (e.g., geographic background, family background, leadership skills, ability to overcome great obstacles, etc.), which would help us place your academic interests/goals in context.
    2. Please describe how you have been involved in your community.
  • A copy of resume, including education, work history, honors and awards, etc.
  • Optional: A letter of reference from a department chair, advisor, instructor, etc. This item is not required, but may be included if you feel it will strengthen your application.

If you would prefer to submit your application by mail, you can download a printable form.


  • Personal Information

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  • Education

    Note: To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program, working toward a master’s degree, at one of the University of North Carolina campuses in Fall 2022.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.