Scholarship

W.A.R.E.S., through the financial support of our sponsors, is proud to support the next generation of rail engineers by providing financial support to local students pursuing careers in rail engineering through annual W.A.R.E.S Scholarships in Railway Engineering.
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W.A.R.E.S. currently awards $7,500 per year to students enrolled in bona fide rail engineering programs at universities within the Midatlantic region. We also support select local engineering-focused educational programs and events. Currently, we support the following programs and events:


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University of Kentucky Railroad and Transit Engineering

If you are interested in hiring interns or graduates or teaching classes as a visiting
instructor, please contact Dr. Jerry G. Rose, Professor, at (859) 608-0931 or jerry.rose@uky.edu.


Penn State Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering

Penn State Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE)

If you are interested in hiring interns or graduates or teaching classes as a visiting instructor, please contact Mr. Stephen L. Dillen, Instructor in Electrical Engineering at (814) 940-3331 or SLD130@psu.edu.


University of Delaware Railroad and Transit Engineering

If you are interested in hiring interns or graduates or teaching classes as a visiting instructor, please contact Dr. Allan M. ZarembskiDirector of Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, at (302) 831-7002 or allan.zarembski@udel.edu.

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If you are interested in hiring interns or graduates or teaching classes as a visiting instructor, please contact Professor Richard Halkyard, Railroad Engineering Technology (203)285-2311 or at rhalkyard@gatewayct.edu.

If you would like your program or event to be considered for W.A.R.E.S. scholarships, please contact Scholarship Chair Art Keffler at akeffler@verizon.net or (703) 209-3780.

We are pleased to announce the winners of the W.A.R.E.S. Scholarships in Railway Engineering for 2019/20:

University of Kentucky $2,500:

Habib Abdil

University of Delaware $2,500:

Matthew Chalupa

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering $2,500:

Jonathon Ambrosino

 

Congratulations to these deserving students!

 


Past Scholarship Recipients:

2018/19:

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering (RTE) $2,500

Nate Norris, Senior

University of Delaware $2,500

Matthew Kuehner, Senior

Gateway Community College $2,500

Jake Maturo and Lane Maher

2017/18:

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering (RTE) $2,500

Luiz Almeida, Senior

University of Delaware $2,500

William Marello, Senior

Gateway Community College $2,500

Jake Correia and Sullivan Mrowka

2016/17:

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering (RTE) $2,500

Chad Messner, Junior

University of Delaware $2,500

Steven Esposito, Senior

Gateway Community College $2,500

Corey Butler and Andrew Poulin

2015/16:

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering (RTE) $2,500

Andrew Fayerweather, Junior

University of Delaware $2,500

Nicholas Nagele, Senior

2014/15:

AREMA Education Fund Committee 12 ­ Rail Transit Scholarship $2,500

Yanshuo Sun, University of Maryland, Graduate Student

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering (RTE) $2,500

Alex Reinsmith, Junior

University of Delaware $2,500

Ben Dawes, Senior

2013/14:

AREMA Education Fund Committee 12 ­ Rail Transit Scholarship $1,000

Andrew Giardina, Penn State Altoona, Sophomore

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering (RTE) $2,500

Brice Barrett, Sophomore