ARDA is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate level students sponsored by a current ARDA member. For 2020, we are offering the following three scholarships:

  • One (1) $2,500 President's Scholarship
  • Two (2) $1,250 Member Scholarships

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must:

  • Be sponsored by a current Active or Honorary ARDA member. ARDA members are permitted to sponsor one applicant per sponsorship year.
  • Be enrolled either:
    • As a full-time college student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, pursuing an associate, bachelors or graduate-level degree.
    • As a high school student expecting to graduate and have confirmed your enrollment at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.

A completed application and all accompanying materials must be submitted by April 1st, 2020 for consideration. This year applicants can submit their applications online.

More details and application requirements for the ARDA scholarship can be found in an online application. Please click here to apply.

Silent Auction

The ARDA Scholarship is funded through proceeds from ARDA's annual Silent Auction. Donations for the 2020 Silent Auction are being accepted now. Please mail them to:

American Railway Development Association
PO Box 1092
Tallahassee, FL 32302

Please note you must be an active ARDA member to make a donation to the scholarship fund

If the donation form (left) returns an error, please log in to you ARDA Member account.