75th Anniversary Scholarship Program

June 2023 marks the 75th year of the Transportation Cabinet’s Civil Engineering Scholarship Program.  The program has been the primary pipeline to recruit talented engineers and has continuously improved since its inception in 1948.

Click HERE to learn more about the history and growth of this important program that has withstood the test of time. 

Click HERE to join the celebration! KYTC Civil Engineering Scholarship recipients are invited to attend our program celebrating 75 incredible years. The event will be at the Transportation Cabinet Office Building in Frankfort on Thursday, June 29 from 9-11:30 AM EST.

 KYTC Civil Engineer Scholarship Program


Engineering Scholarship Deadline February 1

Below are scholarship opportunities, resources for the classroom, engineering exposure opportunities, and career opportunities with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Scholarship Opportunities

Construction Management Scholarship Program  

NEW THIS YEAR!  The Construction Management Scholarship Program provides graduates with the opportunity to work on various infrastructure projects around the state in construction, highway and structural design, traffic and more.  The scholarship is worth over $59,000 for a bachelor's degree in Construction Management. 
Deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 1.  

Civil Engineering Scholarship Program

Since 1948, the Kentucky Transportation Civil Engineering Scholarship Program has provided highly qualified individuals to fill the needs and improve the overall engineering expertise within the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The Cabinet has awarded nearly 1,800 scholarships, amounting to more than $14 million. The Cabinet has 80 scholarship openings each year that are filled with new and returning students. One scholarship can be worth over $59,000.

Deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 1.

Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship Program

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet currently employs over 620 technicians working in the areas of administration, construction, environmental analysis, highway and structural design, geotechnical, maintenance, materials, planning, and traffic operations. Since 2009, the Kentucky Transportation Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship Program has provided 12 scholarships per year to new and returning students, filling the Cabinet's needs for technicians in the areas mentioned above. One scholarship can be worth up to $12,000.

Deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 1.


Want to earn while you learn? 

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Co-op and Internship Programs provide hands-on experience in select fields for high school seniors and college students.  

Click HERE to learn more about the Co-op and Internship Programs.

Minority Intership Program

Minority Internship Program

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Minority Internship Program (MIP) provides career opportunities, formal mentoring, and hands-on experiences to traditionally under-represented groups.  It is designed specifically for undergraduates and graduates of Kentucky colleges and universities.

Transportation Mechanic Apprenticeship Program

The Transportation Mechanic Apprenticeship Program (TMAP) provides paid, practical, hands-on experience at the local level of the Department of Highways. Designed for students currently enrolled in an Automotive or Diesel Technology Program through the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), participants can earn a nationally recognized credential as an “Automotive Technician Specialist Apprentice” in addition to a college degree. The Transportation Mechanic Apprenticeship Program meets national standards for registration with the U.S. Department of Labor and the Kentucky Office of Apprenticeship. 
Click here to learn more about the Apprenticeship Program.

FE and PE Review Materials and Information

NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers)
The NSPE offers PE and FE review materials for purchase.
NCEES (National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying)
This organization provides useful information for the FE and PE examinations, including general information about the test, study materials, exam registration, FAQs, and more.
Kentucky State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
This website details everything you need to know about becoming a licensed professional engineer.
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