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NYAPT Scholarship and Awards Programs 2021

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 2021

Awarded to a member of NYAPT who has demonstrated their ability to communicate and to teach or share information with colleagues and the public in ways that further the mission and cause of the association and the industry and profession.

FORM:  ART SHOCK APP 2021 Fillable PDF

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Hall of Fame Award 2021

Awarded to an individual who has been a member of NYAPT and who has made significant contributions to the association and the profession that have made a clear and distinct difference in terms of child safety, education, or other related accomplishments.

FORM:  Hall of Fame Award Application 2021
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Life Membership 2021

Awarded by action of the Board of Directors to a member who has made outstanding contributions over time to the association and to the profession.

FORM:  Life Member 2021 Application

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Honorary Membership 2021

Awarded by action of the Board of Directors to an individual who has contributed significantly over time to the work and mission of the association.

FORM:  Honorary Member 2021 Application 

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SCHOLARSHIPS

School Transportation Education Scholarship

(Update coming soon...)
Two categories of awards are available.  First, up to three scholarship awards are available to high school seniors entering college.  
Application deadline has been extended to June 1, 2020.  Second, scholarship awards are available sponsored by PTSI for adult school transportation professionals who wish to enhance their careers by becoming a 19-A examiner or an SBDI.  Application deadline has been extended to June 1, 2020.

FORM:  Transportation Education Scholarship 2020 

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NYSIR Annual Conference Scholarship 2020

(Update 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:  PDF document

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Fill-able Word document (use tab to move from field to field, then print)

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Leonard Family Scholarship

LeonardFamilyScholarship.pdf

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.  Application deadline is April 1, 2021.

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SED SPONSORED AWARDS

We are also honored that the State Education Department uses our annual conference to announce the annual SBDI of the Year, Master Instructor of the Year, Heroism Award and School Bus Safety Drill Video Award.

Heroism Award Nomination

MI of the Year Nomination

Safety Drill Contest Submission

SBDI of the Year Nomination 

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SCHOOL BUS POSTER SAFETY CONTEST 2020

(Update coming soon...)
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 winners then sent on to the national competition.  Find details here:  Poster Contest

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SCHOOL BUS DRIVER OF THE YEAR 2020

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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.

Form:  School Bus Driver of the Year 2020

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NYAPT/PTSI TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR 2020
(Update coming soon...)
NYAPT and PTSI have collaborated for several years in designating a School Bus Technician of the Year.  Awardees have gone above and beyond the basics of their job to engage in their own professional development or to help others advance educationall
y. 

Form:   School Bus Technician of the Year 2020

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AWARDS HISTORY

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.  

NYAPT PRESIDENTS

NYAPT SCHOCK AWARD WINNERS

NYAPT HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

NYAPT FRIEND OF NYAPT AWARDEES

NYAPT LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR

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