CSF Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Transportation Scholarships

The California Department of Transportation, District 1 in conjunction with the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) and Caltrans Social Fund, is pleased to announce the availability of two (2) $1,500 scholarships. These scholarship opportunities support the professional growth and development of students, high school seniors and first or second-year college students, seeking a career in transportation. 


To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a high school senior or first or second-year college student from or residing in Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake or Mendocino County.
  2. Must plan to pursue a career in transportation.
  3. Must attend or be accepted to a postsecondary institute (college/university/vocational/technical school) in California.
  4. Must provide an official transcript to verify Grade Point Average (GPA).
  5. Must provide a description of participation in extra-curricular and/or community-related activities.
  6. Letters of recommendation will be considered.

Application form:  PDF icon fill-in_scholarship_may_2020.pdf

Students related to Caltrans employees may apply.

Please contact Public Information Officer Andrew Goetz at Andrew.Goetz@dot.ca.gov for scholarship applications.



Applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 8, 2020.

Mail to:

Caltrans District 1

ATTN: Andrew Goetz

1656 Union Street

Eureka, CA 95501