Scholarship Program


To date, we have awarded over $640,000 to deserving young students!


COMTO Philadelphia believes education is a core foundation for excellence in the transportation and any other field of study. Our scholarship program is committed to providing financial support to minority students to help them to maximize their educational potential. We invite you to apply for one of our many scholarships.



The application process for the 2018 Scholarship awards is now closed. Recipients will be awarded at our Scholarship Luncheon on June 1, 2018.



COMTO's National Scholarship Program supports our strategic goal of ensuring the continuing legacy of minorities in transportation. COMTO awards $100,000 annually in national academic scholarships to minority graduate and undergraduate students from across the country. Scholarship awardees are represented in all academic backgrounds and pursuing various careers in the transportation industry.  The 2018 application process closed on April 23, 2018. If you missed it, mark your calendars for next year!


please also see a scholarship program offered through our partners at APTA. In 2018, the APTA Foundation will award a minimum of 21 scholarships to transit professionals or college students who are interested in pursuing or advancing a career in the public transit industry.  Applications must be submitted electronically by June 15, 2018. To complete the application or learn more about APTF, click here.