2015 Terry L. Priest Scholarship

2015 Terry L. Priest Scholarship Application Now Available
The Denver Foundation and the Denver Transportation Club are proud to announce that the 2015 application for the Terry L. Priest Scholarship is now available for distribution to qualified students who are studying logistics, supply chain, and/or transportation. A copy of the application is attached and can be found on The Denver Foundation's website under 'Scholarships' - Scholarships for College Students:
About Terry L. Priest
Terry L. Priest spent his entire professional career seeking ways to provide opportunities to students who are interested in pursuing transportation, logistics, and supply chain careers. Terry began his employment as an Agent/Telegrapher with the Union Pacific Railroad, with time out for military duty.  He then went to work for J.R. Simplot Company as a Corporate Traffic Manager.  Terry went on to achieve a Bachelor's Degree in Business Aviation and Transportation from Boise State, then a Master's Degree in Transportation Law.  During his career, he also studied at Syracuse University and MIT.  Terry then went to work for Coors Brewing Company in Golden, Colorado as a Corporate Commerce Manager.  After an 18-year career with Coors Brewing Company, he turned to teaching at the University of Colorado at Denver.  He held the highest leadership posts at the American Society of Transportation and Logistics, whose mission is to advance transportation education. In addition to the many awards Terry earned over the years, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Colorado Transportation Community for his dedication to transportation education.  Terry passed away on May 19, 2002 at the age of 60. The Terry L. Priest Scholarship Fund was created through donations made by numerous friends and professional associates to a fund established in Terry's memory.
About the Terry L. Priest Scholarship
Applicants who are committed to the field and passionate about the industry are encouraged to apply. Up to three students will be selected to receive a scholarship award this year through a competitive process. Award amounts will range from $1,500 - $5,000. Scholarship money can be used toward tuition and fees for the Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 semesters/terms.
Applicants must:
-Be enrolled in an undergraduate transportation, logistics, or supply chain program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States (full-time or part-time, seniors are eligible to apply for spring semester only);
-Have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher;
-Plan to pursue a career in the transportation, logistics or supply chain field; and
-Have financial need.
The application is a fillable PDF and can be typed, saved, revisited and edited, and then printed.
Please contact Jack Czarniecki at jczarniecki@denverfoundation.org or 303.996.7328 if you have any questions about the scholarship program. Thank you for your assistance in spreading the word and encouraging qualified students that are eligible to apply.