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:


Penn State Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering

Penn State Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE)

If you are interesting 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 interesting 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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gatewayct.edu

If you are interesting 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 2016/17:

University of Delaware $2,500:

Steven Esposito

Penn State Altoona Railway Transportation Engineering $2,500:

Chad Messner

Gateway Community College $2,500:

Corey Butler and Andrew Poulin

 

Congratulations to these deserving students!
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Below is a list of past scholarship recipients:

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