Transportation scholarship applications due June 30

Posted June 21, 2012, at 10:04 a.m.

The Maine Better Transportation Association (MBTA) is currently accepting scholarship applications from Maine students pursuing transportation-related fields of study. Scholarships include the Kenneth W. Burrill Scholarship, the Millard W. Pray Scholarship, the Paris W. Snowe Scholarship, the Maine Transportation Trailblazer Scholarship, as well as awards for students enrolled in transportation-related programs at the University of Maine, Maine Maritime Academy, Washington County Community College, Northern Maine Community College and Southern Maine Community College.

Last year, the MBTA awarded scholarships to 11 Maine undergraduate students totalling nearly $15,000. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $1,500. For more information, including scholarship applications, visit, and click on the “Scholarships” link or call 207. 622. 0526.

Founded in 1939, the MBTA is a 700-member non-partisan voice for investment in a safe, efficient, multimodal transportation network for Maine, including air, roads, rail, ports, and transit. For more information, visit

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