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William Fuehring Fund For Future Leaders
Who was Bill Fuehring?
Bill was a lot of things, he was the founder of RPCA, a great friend, mentor, teacher, negotiator. But more importantly Bill was one of the nicest guys you could ever hope to meet. Bill was taken from this world unexpectedly a few years ago and we all miss him dearly. In an effort to preserve his memory and honor him for all that he gave to our industry the RPCA Board of Directors created the William Fuehring Fund.
The William Fuehring Fund has one purpose, that is to make it easier for younger individuals to become active in the railroad industry. The fund will pay 100% the cost of a candidate to travel and attend the annual RPCA conference, hotel accommodations, attendance at any of the seminars, the annual banquet and any additional activities. To be eligible you must:
Applications must be submitted no later then November 20th. All applications will be reviewed by the Fund committee. If you are selected you will be notified by
RPCA does not discriminate against any
applicant for this scholarship based on race, religious affiliation
or lack thereof, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, or
handicapping condition. However, current RPCA members or those
recommended by RPCA members will receive first preference. RPCA
reserves the right to not award a scholarship if it determines there
is no worthy applicants or candidates.