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Caltrans District 1 is pleased to announce the availability of two scholarships. The scholarships are competitive and based upon the applicant’s commitment to a career in transportation, academic record, and participation in extracurricular or community-related activities. Financial need will be a consideration but not a primary factor.

PECG Engineering and Science Scholarship ($700) – This scholarship is made possible by contributions from Professional Engineers In California Government (PECG), the California Transportation Foundation (CTF), and donations made in memory of Dean Bottini (a long-time Caltrans employee and advocate for education). Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Must be a high school senior or first or second-year college student from or residing in Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake or Mendocino County.

2. Must plan to pursue a degree in science or engineering.

3. Must plan to pursue a career in transportation.

4. Must provide an official transcript to verify Grade Point Average (GPA).

5. Must provide a description of participation in extra-curricular and/or community-related activities.

6. Letters of recommendation will be considered.

Caltrans District 1 Scholarship ($450) – This scholarship is made possible by contributions made in memory of Dean Bottini and from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF).

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Must be a high school senior or first or second-year college student from or residing in Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake or Mendocino County.

2. Must plan to pursue a career in transportation.

3. Must provide an official transcript to verify Grade Point Average (GPA).

4. Must provide a description of participation in extra-curricular and/or community-related activities

5. Letters of recommendation will be considered.

Scholarship applications and full details can be obtained from http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist1/scholarship.htm. Applications must be postmarked by April 30.

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