Scholarship Criteria Guidelines

Scholarship Awards Criteria


Note: All Applications Must be Postmarked by March 17, 2018.


1. Applicant must be a descendant of a MCTS high school alumni, faculty, or staff member.

2. Scholarship applications will be accepted from graduating High School Seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.

3. Applicant must include an official 3x5senior photograph with the Scholarship application.

4. Applicants must provide an official transcript; including SAT or ACT results, with the application.

5. The Transcript should be an official copy bearing the School’s Seal. The Transcript is to be placed in an envelope secured by the Official School Stamp over the sealed flap.

6. Two signed letters of Recommendation (one from school and one from the community).

7. Winners will be given an Award Letter.

8. One-half of the scholarship amount will be disbursed each semester upon receipt of proof of registration, a copy of schedule and copy of student identification, or fee payment slip.

9. Verification of household income may be requested.

10. Applicants must submit an essay. (Paper should be two-typed pages, doubled-spaced, 12-point font, and have one-inch margins). The paper’s topic should be on an event or historical site related to MCTS High School. Applicant must be familiar with the contents of their essay and historical facts about Mobile Country Training School.

11. Applicants will be contacted and scheduled for an interview with the Scholarship Committee.

Complete the application in its entirety and provide the required documentations postmarked by March 17, 2018. Please send completed applications to the MCTS Scholarship Committee at the address listed above.

Awards will be made primarily on the basis of GPA, SAT/ACT Test scores, financial need, MCTS essay, and extracurricular activities.

The MCTS High School Alumni Association, Inc. reserves the right to verify the accuracy of any information submitted to apply for its scholarship program.