scholarship2015(WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is seeking qualified students for its 2016-17 “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program.” Applications are due by April 8, and can be found at

The scholarship, in its 16th year, provides post-high school financial assistance to the children of highway workers who have been killed or permanently disabled while working in roadway construction zones. More than 120 worthy students from across America have been beneficiaries of the program.

Eligible students must attend a post-secondary institution of learning that requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. This could include any public or private four-year accredited college or university; two-year accredited college; or vocational technical college or training institution. M.B.A. candidates and master’s degree students in civil engineering, construction management and other construction-related programs will also be considered. Scholarships have a value up to $5,000.

For more information, or if you have a lead on a student who might be eligible, contact ARTBA’s Eileen Houlihan at or (202) 289-4434.

For more than 30 years, the ARTBA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt entity, has been supporting an array of initiatives to “promote research, education and public awareness.” The Foundation’s efforts include educational scholarships, awards, executive education seminars, roadway work zone safety and training programs, special economic reports and an exhibit on transportation at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.