Become a CSCRS Scholar!

The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) is a national university-based center focused on advancing research and creating cutting-edge tools and resources to improve transportation safety and practice. The CSCRS is based at UNC and involves five universities. The CSCRS Scholars program aims to cultivate future leaders in transportation safety and injury prevention, ready to tackle critical and emerging challenges in roadway safety.

CSCRS Scholars:

  • Receive a $500 award per semester (renewal applications required each semester) and recognition by CSCRS.
  • Must actively participate in the CSCRS seminar series (non-credit), held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 8:30-9:30 AM at Chapin Reading Room, 211 New East, beginning on January 23, 2018.
  • Receive mentorship and academic support from a team of experienced transportation and public health researchers, and may engage in student-led or CSCRS-related projects.
  • Develop a network of multidisciplinary transportation leaders from the U.S. and abroad.
  • May apply for travel support to research conferences at which they are presenting original research (oral or poster), subject to availability of funds.

Eligible applicants must be graduate students (Master’s or Ph.D.) registered at UNC-Chapel Hill and must complete the form by January 12, 2018. Acceptance is subject to availability of funds; notifications of acceptance will be made by January 19, 2018.

For more information about CSCRS, visit: www.roadsafety.unc.edu.