COMTO Mission Statement

​​The mission of COMTO is to ensure a level playing field and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, businesses and communities of color through advocacy, information sharing, training, education and professional development.

High School 

2017 Mannik Smith Group Scholarship
Demarius Clemons - $2500 

2017 Garrett A. Morgan Transportation Achievement Scholarship
Mecca Vance - $1500
Jaylen Parker - $1000 
Sherika Hale - $500

COMTO Michigan Scholarship Information

2019 Scholarship Application Links


2017 Wade Trim Scholarship
Brandy Avery - $2500

2017 COMTO Michigan Chapter Scholarship
Jamary Taylor - $1500 
Lauren Green, $1000 
Jenna Kirsch, $500 


Application is NOW CLOSED.

Congratulations 2017 Scholars!

If you have questions or issues regarding our scholarships or the application process, please contact us at


Donations to the COMTO Michigan Scholarship Fund can be made through the PayPal link below.


Click on the COMTO Logo to the right to apply for the COMTO National Scholarship:

COMTO Michigan Scholarship Program

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials

2019 Michigan Chapter Scholarship Application 

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) offers academic scholarships to deserving students.

Selections are made annually by a team of industry professionals. The Scholarship Program supports the mission of COMTO by promoting, strengthening and expanding the roles of minorities in all aspects of transportation.

Scholarship Descriptions:

Garrett A. Morgan Transportation Achievement Scholarship (High School Student Application)

$500 - $3000

Michigan Chapter Scholarship (College Students / Vocational-Technical Institution )

$500 - $3000

All scholarship applications must be complete for consideration. For eligibility requirements and application information, please click on the scholarship links above.