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MCTS Rosa Parks Tribute Scholarship Information
 

High school seniors who live and attend school in Milwaukee County and who plan to attend a trade school, college, or university should complete the scholarship application. Students must also submit a short essay inspired by Parks’ quote, “Each person must live their life as a model for others.”

Entries must be received by January 7, 2022 in order to be considered. Three winners, who will each receive $1,000 towards their higher education, will be announced on February 4, 2022 – Parks’ birthday.

Who Is Eligible:

  • High school seniors who live and attend school in Milwaukee County.
  • Must plan to be enrolled in a trade school, college or university in 2022. For the scholarship winners, MCTS will send the funds directly to the school.

How to Apply:

  • Students must complete the application, submit an essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor or other trusted adult.
  • Submit an essay (250 words minimum, 500 words maximum) inspired by this Rosa Parks’ quote: “Each person must live their life as a model for others.”
    • What does this statement mean to you? Please give examples of how this applies to you. You may give examples of people who are role models or are an inspiration to you. Also include your educational goals and career ambitions.

Again, the deadline to apply is Friday, January 7, 2022. The winners will be announced on Rosa Parks’ birthday Friday, February 4, 2022.

If you have any questions, please send them to Marketing@mcts.org.

Application:

Google Form Virtual Application

PDF Version to Print and Mail or Email

The application, essay and letter of recommendation can also be emailed to Marketing@mcts.org, mailed to or dropped off at:

Attn: Rosa Parks Tribute Scholarship
c/o Marketing Department
Milwaukee County Transit System
Administration Building
1942 N. 17th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205