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.
In the Spring 0f 2015, there are two courses eligible for CFIRE scholarships.
- Fundamentals of Traction Power Systems and Overhead Contact Systems (April 28-29, 2015 in Chicago, IL)
- Introduction to Railroad Engineering and Operations (May 6-8, 2015 in Madison, WI)
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.
Apply for a CFIRE rail short course scholarship.
Applications are due by March 20, 2015.