LRIW Members Eligible for RSI Scholarship

As a newly added member of the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA), children of League of Railway Industry Women members are now eligible for the Railway Supply Institute  (RSI) Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is in addition to the annual LRIW Scholarship Program.

Announcement from the Railway Supply Institute

RSI is now accepting 2014/2015 school year applications for the RSI Scholarship Program, which provides a minimum of five $5,000 scholarships.  Since 1989, RSI has awarded more than 100 scholarships to the children of employees throughout the rail supply industry. The scholarship recipients are college students pursuing degrees in a variety of fields including nursing, teaching, engineering, business, and transportation.

Applicants must be the child or dependent of a current employee whose company is a member of the Railway Supply Institute or one of the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA). The CMA include the Air Brake Association, Inc. (ABA), the International Association of Railway Operating Officers (IAROO), the Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS), the League of Railway Industry Women, and the Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA). High school students may not apply.

The 2014-2015 application deadline is May 31, 2014 and winners will be announced in June.  Information on the scholarship program is available at

Please contact Amanda Patrick, RSI Scholarship Manager at or 202-347-4664 with any questions.