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NYAPT Scholarship and Awards Programs 2023
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, 2023
Hall of Fame Award - Deadline May 1, 2023
FORM: HALL OF FAME 2023.pdf
Life Membership - Deadline May 1, 2023
FORM: Life Membership 2023.pdf
Honorary Membership - Deadline May 1, 2023
FORM: Honorary Member Application 2023.pdf
School Transportation Education Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2023
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, 2023. 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, 2023.
FORM: School Transportation Education Scholarship
NYSIR Conference Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2023
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 -New Deadline Monday, May 1, 2023
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.
Form: NYAPT - Leonard Family Scholarship Application - 2023-2024.pdf
PTSI Maria Palacios-Hardes Trainer of Distinction Award- Deadline May 1, 2023
Form: PTSI Maria Palacios-Hardes Trainer of Distinction Award 2023
SED SPONSORED AWARDS
HEROISM Award Nomination Deadline June 16, 2023
Safety Drill Contest Submission Deadline June 16, 2023
SBDI of the Year Nomination Deadline June 16, 2023
SCHOOL BUS POSTER SAFETY CONTEST - 2023!
The 2022-2023 poster contest theme will be Safely Rolling to My Destination, Entries for the 2022-23 National School Bus Safety poster contest may be submitted anytime between August 15, 2022 – March 31, 2023. The deadline for the New York State poster contest is February 15, 2023.
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!
2021-22 Poster Contest Winners
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER OF THE YEAR - Deadline May 1, 2023
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 2023.pdf
SCHOOL BUS ATTENDANT/MONITOR OF THE YEAR - Deadline MAY 1, 2023
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
Form: School Bus Attendant/Monitor of the Year 2023
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER/MONITOR OR ATTENDANT TEAM - Deadline MAY 1, 2023
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
Form: School Bus Driver and Attendant-Monitor TEAM of the Year Award 2023.pdf
NYAPT/PTSI TECH OF THE YEAR - Deadline May 1, 2023
Form: School Bus Technician of the Year 2023.pdf
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 SCHOCK AWARD WINNERS
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