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COMTO North Texas Scholarship Program

Offered by Conference of Minority Transportation Officials North Texas

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 4, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$500 - $2,500

Grade level

High School Senior

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

April 2024

Scholarship Overview

The COMTO North Texas Scholarship Program is a great opportunity for minority high school seniors in the Dallas/Fort Worth region who are interested in pursuing a career in transportation. In their dedication to supporting minorities in transportation and promoting diversity in the industry, the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials established this scholarship to annually award between $500 and $2,500 to deserving minority students who show promise as future transportation industry leaders.

If you’re a college-bound, minority high school senior from the Dallas/Forth Worth area who wishes to pursue a career in transportation, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Conference of Minority Transportation Officials North Texas

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) North Texas Chapter is a 501(c)3 transportation advocacy organization that supports minorities in transportation.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

2.5

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American

Academic Interest

Environmental Science, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Computer Science, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering/Management, Transportation, Communications, Education, Law, Public Policy and Administration, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing

State

Texas

City

Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Irving, Denton, Richardson, Grapevine

Application information

In addition to the below application materials, interested students must submit a recent photograph of themselves.

Three 500-word essays

30 second-2 minute-long video

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Conference of Minority Transportation Officials North Texas at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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