Equal opportunity

Equal Opportunity - Highway Construction Trades Scholarship

On the Job Training

We are not currently accepting scholarship applications. Thank you for your interest in the Washington State Department of Transportation.

This scholarship aims to help female, minority or socially/economically disadvantaged Washington State residents who want to become:

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Cement Masons
  • Painters
  • Truck Drivers
  • Iron Workers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators or mechanics
  • Pile Drivers
  • Laborers
  • Other trades related to highway construction

These funds may be used for tuition, books and supplies.
Maximum scholarship award is $4,000.


Complete the application and submit to OJTSSinfo@wsdot.wa.gov. Make sure you include a letter of acceptance or enrollment into the program of your choice.

Scholarship flyer (pdf 241 kb)

Scholarship Application (pdf 425 kb)