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BIL Provision: On-the-Job Training Program

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

First round of funding allocated/selections expected to be announced in 2022-2023.

Eligible Recipients:

  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Education and Workforce Development

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Department of Transportation


The On-the-Job Training program helps develop the capacity of the Nation’s current and future highway construction industry workforce by providing the development and diversity of skilled labor.

Eligible Uses: The On-the-Job Training Program directly supports the requirement that prime contractors participating on Federally-assisted contracts to establish apprenticeship and training programs targeted to move minorities, women, and disadvantaged individuals into journey-level positions and provides funds for State departments of transportation to implement skills training programs to prepare individuals to participate in the highway construction workforce as trainees and apprentices on Federally-assisted construction contracts. Additionally, funding is provided to States to partner with accredited academic institutions for the National Summer Transportation Institute program focused on science, technology, engineering, and math opportunities for high school and junior high/middle school students to learn about, and become familiar with, transportation-related career options. Funding also supports the Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups, which provides internship opportunities for college students to engage with Department of Transportation modes to work in a transportation-related career field.


Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information


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