Leader’s Light the Way


This scholarship offers an impactful way to combine the RWIEF’s mission and values of past IRWA leaders. The goal of this program is to identify and support IRWA members who can be future IRWA leaders by funding their pursuit of IRWA credentials and professional development. One $2,500 scholarship toward IRWA education courses will be available to each of IRWA’s 68 Chapters within the 10 Regions. The RWIEF will fund the program (up to $170,000) for two years from June 1, 2023 to May 31, 2025. IRWA will manage the program. To [...]

Leader’s Light the Way2022-11-09T09:31:09-06:00

20/20 Vision


Celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2017, the Right of Way International Education Foundation (RWIEF) partnered with IRWA to fund 40 scholarships. The program, “40 For Forty Launching Careers Scholarship”, was open to IRWA members in good standing that were committed to achieving the Right of Way Agent (RWA) or Right of Way Professional (RWP) credential. Two recipients from each of the ten IRWA regions, plus 20 more recipients from members throughout IRWA were selected. RWIEF committed $185,000 to fund these scholarships over three years from January 2018 to December 2020 and IRWA managed the [...]

20/20 Vision2020-06-05T11:20:46-05:00

Do Your Best


We all say it. We often promise to do it. But how often do we actually fulfill that promise? With all our good intentions, the pressures of life do lead us astray. But when we do our best, pushing through obstacles, using all our efforts, the satisfaction is enormous. And the rewards are sweeter because they’ve been hard earned. Ralph Waldo Emerson said “Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” RWIEF helps you do just that. Our Foundation has supported right of way education for over 40 years, funding courses for [...]

Do Your Best2020-06-05T11:15:15-05:00

Funding Your Future


40 Years of Giving Back Since RWIEF’s inception in 1976 as a non-profit funding mechanism for right of way education, the Foundation has supported IRWA in building and improving its education program. Coming to the end of our 40th anniversary year, it is amazing to recognize that approximately $1.8M has been endowed to the program. Most members know that Foundation funding has produced new courses, updated existing courses, converted classroom courses to online formats, and made possible the 2004 revision of the PRINCIPLES OF RIGHT OF WAY textbook, but that’s not all. Funding for the [...]

Funding Your Future2020-06-05T11:32:20-05:00

The Skinny on Scholarships


Most of us know that the Right of Way International Education Foundation is the non-profit funding mechanism for right of way education, providing funds for new courses, updates of existing courses, and other education initiatives. Not as many of us remember that RWIEF supports three scholarship programs, so here’s the skinny. 40 For 40 Launching Careers Scholarship Launched in 2017 to celebrate our 40th anniversary, RWIEF partnered with IRWA to provide 40 scholarships to IRWA members in good standing, committed to achieving the Right of Way Agent or Right of Way Professional credential. Two recipients [...]

The Skinny on Scholarships2020-06-05T11:44:57-05:00
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