REMSA accepting 2020 scholarship applications through May 29

May 14, 2020
The rail supplier organization has $15,000 available to be awarded through three scholarships.
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The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) has opened the application process for its 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship Program. This year, REMSA is awarding one President's Scholarship in the amount of $7,500, as well as one $5,000 runner-up scholarship and one individual scholarship at $2,500.

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, May 29, 2020.

Please note due to the current landscape REMSA is primarily operating on a digital basis and requesting you submit your application and materials electronically to [email protected] .

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must:

  • be a full- or part-time employee of a REMSA member company; or the spouse, son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a current full-time employee of a REMSA member company. An employee who is the scholarship applicant does not have to be a full-time employee. Interns are not eligible;
  • be enrolled at the time of the application as a full-time college student at an accredited two-year college offering an associate's degree or an accredited college or university offering a bachelor's degree; and
  • demonstrate successful completion of the previous year of study and a willingness to continue.

Please visit for information on the scholarship program, or click to download the REMSA 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship Application.

This year's essay question is:

Climate change is a frequently debated issue in today's current events. In what ways does the freight rail industry benefit our environment? Do you think freight rail is a sustainable mode of transport when considering both the environment and the North American economy? Why or why not?