MST Scholarships

The Master of Science in Transportation (MST) program at South Carolina State University has several graduate research assistantships available for students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in transportation. Each graduate research assistant will receive a stipend and a full tuition scholarship. They will work closely with faculty members to conduct research in the areas of transportation, planning, logistics, traffic flow theory, traffic control and simulation, traffic safety, alternative transportation fuels and environment, etc. Students from the following disciplines are encouraged to apply: Accounting, Economics, Management, Marketing, Psychology, Sociology, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Biological Science, Physical Science, Political Science and Criminal Justice.

For Full Consideration

Application materials should be received before October 30, 2023 (5:00 PM EST) for spring 2024 and June 15, 2024 (5:00 PM EST) for fall 2024.

  1. Candidates must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Candidates must gain full acceptance to the MST program at South Carolina State University.
  3. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.0 or above in previous undergraduate course work or a GPA of 3.2 or above in previous graduate course work.
  4. Candidates must be registered as a full-time student.

To apply, please contact:

  • Dr. Judith Mwakalonge, Associate Professor, at or 803-536-8321;
  • Dr. Stanley Ihekweazu, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Transportation, at, (803-536-8860 or 803-536-7132); or
  • Dr. Lakesia Tucker, Acting Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at or 803-536-7133.