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NYAPT Scholarship and Awards Programs 2024
Celebrating Excellence in Pupil Transportation
AWARDS FOR OUR MEMBERS
Recognition by our peers is a very special moment in life. There are many outstanding and often unsung professionals in our midst and we have several opportunities for celebrating them. All it takes is for someone to care enough to prepare a nomination or application for them.
Art Schock Award - Deadline May 1, 2024
Hall of Fame Award - Deadline May 1, 2024
FORM: HALL OF FAME 2024.pdf
Life Membership - Deadline May 1, 2024
FORM: Life Membership 2024.pdf
Honorary Membership - Deadline May 1, 2024
School Transportation Education Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2024
Two categories of awards are available. First, up to four scholarship awards are available to high school seniors entering college or trade school. Application deadline is May 1, 2024. Second, scholarship awards sponsored by PTSI are available for adult school transportation professionals who wish to enhance their careers by becoming a 19-A examiner or an SBDI. Application deadline is May 1, 2024.
NYSIR Conference Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2023 (updates coming soon)
The NY School Insurance Reciprocal offers five $1,000 scholarships to five first-time attendees to the Annual Conference. These are managed through the NYAPT Awards Committee and cover conference registration, annual membership fees and three nights’ lodging for the conference.
Form: NYSIR Scholarship 2023
Leonard Family Scholarship -Deadline Monday, April 1, 2024
The Leonard Bus family has offered a scholarship opportunity to students whose parents are employed in the school transportation profession. The scholarships focus primarily on students who seek to pursue a 2-year or 4-year education in auto and bus mechanics, diesel mechanics, and similar professions.
PTSI Maria Palacios-Hardes Trainer of Distinction Award- Deadline May 1, 2024
SED SPONSORED AWARDS
Safety Drill Contest Submission Deadline June 14, 2024
SBDI of the Year Nomination Deadline June 14, 2024
SCHOOL BUS POSTER SAFETY CONTEST - 2024- details to follow!
The 2023-2024 poster contest theme will be Driving Safely Into the Future, Entries for the 2023-24 National School Bus Safety poster contest may be submitted anytime before February 1, 2024. The deadline for the New York State poster contest is February 1, 2024.
The Poster Contest is a program in which students are engaged in designing poster art that portrays a nationally-determined theme about school bus safety. Posters must be judged at the local/chapter level before being reviewed by the state association and the winning posters are then sent on to the national competition. Details may be found on the POSTER CONTEST page.
The NYS Poster Contest for 2022 is complete - congratulations to the winners!
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER OF THE YEAR - Deadline May 1, 2024
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to select a School Bus Driver of the Year from among the candidates nominated. The awardee should exemplify the best traits we look for in school bus drivers and have been consistently safe and diligent in their work with our school children.
SCHOOL BUS ATTENDANT/MONITOR OF THE YEAR - Deadline MAY 1, 2024
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to select a School Bus Attendant/Monitor of the Year from among the candidates nominated. The awardee should exemplify the best traits we look for in school bus attendants/monitors and have been consistently safe and diligent in their work with our school children
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER/MONITOR OR ATTENDANT TEAM - Deadline MAY 1, 2024
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to select a School Bus Driver/Monitor or Attendant Team of the Year from among the candidates nominated. The awardee should exemplify the best traits we look for in school bus drivers, attendants and monitors and have been consistently safe and diligent in their work with our school children
NYAPT/PTSI TECH OF THE YEAR - Deadline May 1, 2024
Recognition: “Appreciation or acclaim for an achievement, service, or ability.”
There are so many people in school transportation - at all levels - who have achieved wonderful things in their pursuit of safety for our children and who have contributed mightily to our work as an association and as a family.
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