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Please consider making a contribution to support the work of the Foundation. Your contribution will help us as we work to develop the transit workforce of the future.

You can make a donation clicking the button below. Please note that you need to have an apta.com account to make a donation. If you do not already have an account you can create one here

There are 6 cumulative giving levels for APTF Fellows:

Giving LevelDonation Amount
Diamond FellowDonate $3,000
Platinum FellowDonate $2,000
Gold FellowDonate $1,500
Silver FellowDonate $1,000
Bronze FellowDonate $500
Sustaining MembershipIndividuals may pledge an annual minimum contribution of $100 toward a Bronze Fellow
and subsequent Fellows, if desired.

Would you like to designate your gift to a specific scholarship?

ScholarshipDescription
Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act 25th Anniversary ScholarshipAwarded to a student in an undergraduate or graduate academic discipline who expresses an interest in working to enhance accessible public transportation.
BMBG/Janie Wulkan Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to a female applicant committed to a career in public transportation.
Bombardier Transportation ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant studying rail engineering with the intent to pursue a career in the rail manufacturing industry or public transit.
Dan M. Reichard, Jr. ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in the business administration/ management area of the transit industry.
Dr. George M. Smerk ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in public transit management.
Florida Public Transportation Association Scholarship (FPTA)Awarded to an applicant from the state of Florida, and sponsored by a Florida public transit system or the FPTA.
Fran Hooper ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant studying rail engineering with the intent to pursue a career in public transportation, with preference given to a qualified woman applicant.
Frank Lichtanski  ScholarshipAwarded to an eligible candidate from small or medium-sized transit agencies each year to attend a session of the Eno Center for Transportation Leadership Transit Executive Seminar.
Gilstrap ScholarshipAwarded to the applicant receiving the highest overall score.
James “Jim” Cowen ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant who is pursuing studies in transit planning or development.
Jerome C. Premo ScholarshipAwarded to a student entering their junior, senior or graduate level of a college/university.
Lou Sanders Scholarship
Louis T. Klauder ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in the rail transit industry as an electrical or mechanical engineer.
Nathaniel Ford Scholarship
Parsons Brinckerhoff – Jim Lammie ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a public transportation engineering career.
Paul Larrousse Scholarship
Raymond C. Miller ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in transit marketing.
Reba Malone ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in transit or transportation marketing/communications.
Richard J. Bouchard AECOM ScholarshipAwarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in public transportation planning and development.
Shirley DeLibero ScholarshipAwarded to an African-American applicant dedicated to a career in public transportation.
Stephanie Pinson Scholarship
Valarie J. McCall ScholarshipAwarded to applicants who are pursuing studies in urban transportation planning or public administration with a focus in transportation.
William Millar ScholarshipAwarded to a young student committed to entering the public transit industry.