Scholarship Guidelines
The MMTA is committed to the education of its members. A Scholarship program has been established to help defray the cost of continuing education for members. The following guidelines are the basis for scholarship awards:
 
  • The applicant must have maintained membership as an Active Member, as defined in Article III, Section 1 of the MMTA bylaws, for at least 12 months immediately prior to submitting the Scholarship Application. 
  • The Scholarship can apply toward any MMTA-sponsored function that MiCPT or CPFA points are awarded for attending. 
  • The applicant must have been refused funding by his or her municipality. Proof of refusal shall be submitted with the Scholarship application in the form of a letter from the Mayor/Supervisor/Manager/Department head or through a copy of the adopted minutes from the Board meeting at which the funding was refused. 
  • Scholarships shall be limited to registration fees only and may or may not be awarded for the full amount of the registration fee. No funds shall be provided for lodging, meals or transportation costs.
  • The MMTA Board shall only approve scholarship awards if funds are available in the Scholarship Fund. 
  • Scholarships shall be awarded on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets all other qualifications. 
  • No more than one (1) scholarship shall be granted to any applicant or any municipality in any one calendar year. No more than three (3) scholarships shall be awarded to any one municipality in a 10-year period.  
  • The Education Committee Chair shall review all scholarship applications and make recommendations to the MMTA Board of Directors. 
  • The MMTA Board of Directors shall have the final say in awarding scholarships and must do so by a roll call vote. 
  • The MMTA Board of Directors, by a majority roll call vote, may discontinue the Scholarship Program at any time. 
Click here for a Scholarship Application.