California Department of Transportation
District 6 Director Sharri Bender Ehlert
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Address:
1352 W. Olive Avenue
P.O. Box 12616
Fresno, CA 93778-2616

Telephone:

  • (559) 444-2409
    (Fresno/Madera)
  • (559) 488-4082
    (Tulare/Kings/Kern)
  • (559) 488-4067
  • 711 - TTY

Facsimile:
(559) 445-6259

Email:
D6.Webmaster@dot.ca.gov

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District 6 ⁄ Central Region Scholarship Program

2014 Scholarship Information

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 6 is pleased to announce the eighth annual Caltrans Scholarships. Students graduating from a local high school in Fresno, Madera, Kings, Kern or Tulare counties are eligible and encouraged to apply.
We are pleased to offer a total of eight scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 as described below:

  • Six (6) Transportation scholarships for individuals entering college or a university who plan on majoring in a transportation related field.  Applicants will have the opportunity to be selected for a $1,000 or a $2,000 scholarship.
  • Two (2) Employee Family scholarships for individuals entering college or a university who plan on majoring in a transportation related field and are related to a current, former, or retired Caltrans District 6 employee.  Applicants will have the opportunity to be selected for a $1,000 or a $2,000 scholarship.

The deadline to submit applications was March 28, 2014
Letter, Application and Selection Criteria:

The 2014 Caltrans District 6/Central Region Scholarship program was able to award eight scholarships, totaling $12,000, to some very deserving and exceptional high school seniors this year. A total of 63 applications were submitted from throughout the District. Congratulations to the following students: 

District 6/Central Region Transportation Scholarships:

Mr. Aviel Salcedo
Kerman High School in Kerman, CA

Mr. Kenton Hoshino
Desert Junior-Senior High School in Edwards, CA

Ms. Dulce Angulo Amillano
Independence High School in Bakersfield, CA

Ms. Krista Lum
Clovis North High School in Fresno, CA

Mr. Craig Kampen
Central Valley Christian High School in Visalia, CA

Ms. Estephanie Aquino
Independence High School in Bakersfield, CA

District 6/Central Region Employee Family Scholarships:

Ms. Jackie Brown
Porterville High School in Porterville, CA
Daughter of Robert Brown, a District 6 Maintenance employee

Ms. Lindsey Greenwood
Sanger High School in Sanger, CA
Daughter of Susan Greenwood, a District 6/Central Region Associate Environmental Planner

Thanks

A special thank you to the Scholarship Selection Committee, which worked diligently in the reading, scoring and rating all of the submitted scholarship applications, and to the District 6 Scholarship Golf Tournament Committee for putting on a successful golf tournament year after year, which makes the above scholarships possible for these exceptional graduating seniors in District 6.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarships contact Kelly Mertlik, Scholarship Program Coordinator, at (559) 488-7332 or at kelly.mertlik@dot.ca.gov.
For further scholarship information, please visit the CTF website at http://www.transportationfoundation.org/scholarships/

 

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