The National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) has teamed up with the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development to offer scholarships for rail-related short courses.

Courses

In the Fall 0f 2015, there are two courses eligible for CFIRE scholarships.

Employees of public agencies and private organizations that work in the rail sector are eligible to apply. Scholarship qualifications are unrestricted; however preference will be given to transit and transportation agency employees.

Successful applicants will receive a CFIRE full tuition scholarship to attend one of these UW short courses. You would be responsible for travel and lodging expenses.

The application deadline for these scholarships has passed. Applicants will be notified of their status shortly.

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