Awards are given annually to six graduate students in transportation for the two best PhD dissertations, Masters’ theses and Masters’ reports. Listed are the monetary awards:
- PhD Dissertation $2,000
- Master’s Thesis $1,500
- Master’s Report $1,500
The following outlines the process to be followed in awarding the “Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award” and “C. V. Wootan Memorial Award” given annually to four graduate students in transportation for the two best PhD dissertations and Master’s theses in the policy and planning, and science and technology areas, respectively, and the “Neville A. Parker Award” to two non-thesis masters project reports (0-3 credits) in policy and planning (PP), and science and technology (ST). The non-thesis reports shall have been submitted in partial fulfillment of the Masters’ degree requirement. All submissions must be the original work of the student. Co-authored papers and technical reports are not acceptable submissions.
Who Can Enter?
The CUTC Student Awards are open to all CUTC member schools that are in good standing. There is NO LIMIT to the number of nominations that may be submitted from an institution. A student may only be nominated for an award in one category.
What must be submitted?
All applications must be submitted online. Nominations must include a copy of a thesis, dissertation, or report/paper that was completed between October 1, 2020- September 30, 2021.
When are entries due?
Online submissions must be completed by September 30, 2021.
How are winners selected?
The CUTC Student Awards Committee will establish review subcommittees for each of the award categories from volunteers from the CUTC membership. Reviewers will grade the theses/dissertations/reports from 1-100, 100 being the highest. The Committee shall resolve any ties. This may include re-polling of reviewers, or grade substitutions by committee members.
Winning entries will be notified on or before December 10, 2021. All applicants will be notified of the results of the Student Awards Committee.
Winners will be recognized at the CUTC Annual Awards banquet held January 2022 in Washington, D.C.
For additional information
Contact Genevieve Kulaski at (406) 273-7224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.