Scholarship Rules, Terms & Conditions

Rules of Eligibility

The applicant must be an active member of MTA, or a dependent of an active MTA member, who resides in MTA’s service area.

The applicant may be a graduating senior from a secondary school, or a student attending or planning to attend a college or vocational/trade school.

Awards are for students who will attend an accredited college or vocational/trade school in the summer or fall of 2021, and be enrolled in a course of study that leads to a degree or certification.

Terms & Conditions

Scholarships will not be awarded to creators, officers, directors, trustees, Foundation managers or members of the selection committees or their relatives.
A qualified committee will review all applications and select the winners.
Scholarships will be awarded on a one-time basis and will not be renewable; they may not be deferred to future years.
This is a one-year scholarship and students may reapply the next year.
The student and the school may decide if they will spread the scholarship award over multiple years.
Awards will be paid upon proof of registration at an accredited educational facility and will be issued by early August, 2021.
Scholarship awards will be paid in U.S. dollars.
Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, or disability.
If the recipient no longer meets the criteria to qualify for the scholarship they were awarded, the funds will not be paid.
Winners will forfeit their scholarship if mandatory paperwork is not received by the MTA Foundation by June 4, 2021. This requirement is detailed in the award letter.
This application and all supporting documents become the property of the MTA Foundation once received.
Scholarships awarded to high school students may be announced at high school graduations and senior awards nights.
All recipients will be notified by April 15, 2021, by phone call and/or email and announced at MTA’s Annual Membership Meeting.


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