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American Society of Highway Engineers, Delaware Valley Section

Application Deadline:





The American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) provides a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable highway system through education, innovation and fellowship. The Delaware Valley Section has for many years sponsored scholarships doe undergraduate civil engineering students who attend college or reside within the Section?s coverage area to promote engineering and aid future engineers with their educational expenses. Over $105,000 has been awarded to 137 students over the last 41 years. In 2003 the Scholarship program was renamed in honor of Donna Prentice, a long ?time supporter of the Delaware Valley Section and the late wife of former Region6 Director and former National President Richard S. Prentice.


a. The applicant must be a citizen of the United States or have permanent resident status.
b. The applicant must be enrolled in, or planning to enroll in the fall in, a four-year college program leading to a bachelor?s degree in a program related to the Highway Design and Construction industry, preferably civil engineering.
c. One of the following criteria must be met:
i. Permanent resident of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, or Montgomery Counties
ii. Enrolled in, or accepted to, a college or university in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, or Montgomery Counties
d. Preference is given to students who have not previously received a scholarship from ASHE-DVS.
e. College students must submit their most recent college transcripts, unofficial copies are acceptable, including grades for the most recent semester completed. Applicants in high school or their first semester must submit copies of SAT scores and high school transcripts.

Terms of Award:

Several Thousand Dollars in scholarship funds are expected to be distributed with a minimum award of $500 to the successful applicants

Candidates that are selected to receive a scholarship may be invited for an interview with the selection committee to determine the amount of the scholarship.

Please Submit:

All applications should be sent to:

Sarah McInnes, P.E. | District Geotechnical Engineer
PA Department of Transportation
Engineering District 6-0
7000 Geerdes Blvd | King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: 610.205.6544 | Fax: 610.205.6599

Online Application: