Airport Cooperative Research Program:
Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues

The Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), National Academies, is pleased to announce the Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues for the 2014/2015 academic year.  This program, sponsored by the U.S. DOT Federal Aviation Administration, administered by the ACRP and managed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, is designed to encourage applied research on airport and related aviation system issues and to foster the next generation of aviation community leaders.  Under the program, up to 10 awards of $10,000 each will be made to full-time graduate students for successful completion of a research paper on public-sector airport-related aviation issues during the upcoming academic year.

Candidates must be full-time students enrolled in a graduate degree program at an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution of higher learning during the 2014/2015 academic year.  Successful papers will be presented at the January 2016 TRB Annual Meeting; and exceptional papers could be published in a subsequent TRB Transportation Research Record.  Details on the award program, including eligibility requirements and application materials, are available online.

Applications must be received no later than May 29, 2014.