Midwest City, OK (PRWEB) June 07, 2012
Rose State College in Midwest City, OK will host the National Summer Transportation Institute, a free, interactive two-week program for high school students interested in careers in the transportation industry, July 9 – July 20. An application is required.
The Institute is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Rose State College, and funded through a grant from the Federal Highway Administration. The free program provides an active, day-long, lunch-included experiential opportunity for interested high school students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grade to explore transportation careers, along with the complex transportation system upon which the country relies. Throughout the entire institute, students explore the many modes of transportation (air, water, highway, rail, transit), examine how the system is designed, built and maintained through field trips, interactive labs and activities presented by guest speakers on the subject of transportation.
This program is a highly competitive scholarship program, which provides high school students with an opportunity to investigate careers and educational paths supporting today’s transportation industry. Space is limited. Students must fill out an application for consideration. Applications must be received by June 25 for consideration. Go to http://www.rose.edu/nsti for more information and to download an application, or contact Regina Scott at (405) 733-7450; fax (405) 736-0349; or email, rscott(at)rose(dot)edu
About Rose State College:
As a public, open admissions, associate degree granting institution, Rose State College in Oklahoma provides higher education preparation for lifelong learning through programs and services designed to serve a diverse community. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate or a busy adult seeking your degree, Rose State is confident that you will succeed.