Albert J. Reinschmidt Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was founded and sponsored by friends and railroad industry colleagues of Dr. Albert J. Reinschmidt. It commemorates his many contributions advancing the field of railway transportation engineering and supporting his colleagues. Dr. Reinschmidt earned all of his degrees studying railway engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and went on to a successful career in railway research, engineering practice and policy with the Association of American Railroads. The scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to help college students achieve their educational goals in rail transportation engineering and technology, in civil, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering, with the objective of supporting development of a new generation of engineers advancing rail safety, efficiency
and technological advancement.

Past recipients:

2021    Matthew Parkes