|National Scholarship Timeline & Application|
Application Open: Spring 2020
Letter of Motivation A letter that introduces yourself and describes your goals and transportation-related career aspirations. Letters must be typed, double-spaced, and no more than 2 pages. Letters of Motivation that do not list the applicant's name in the header or footer will not be accepted.
Statement of Financial Need Start with a brief introduction. Explain how you are paying for college now. Explain difficulties you are having in meeting your needs. Talk about how you would benefit from the scholarship. Close in a brief and respectful tone.
Resume A 1-page resume that outlines your work and volunteer experience, leadership skills, education, awards, and any transportation-related work or academic experience.
Transcript A copy of your most recent academic transcript (university) or report card (high school). An unofficial transcript/report card will be accepted; however, accepted awardees may be required to submit an official transcript/report card prior to award distribution.
Letter of Recommendation Two written letters of recommendation from your department chair, a professor in your academic major, a supervisor from an organization where you have volunteered, a member of your COMTO Chapter, or your employer, are required. Letters of Recommendation must have been written within the last 6 months, and must be dated and signed.
HeadshotA high resolution headshot of yourself in professional attire. Do not include a full-body or group image. If applicant is selected, this image may be used in COMTO scholarship award announcements.
Proof of COMTO Membership If COMTO Membership is required of you, or a parent/guardian, attach documentation showing proof of membership with current dues paid.
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