The Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators’ (MMABSE)
Burns-Starms Scholarship fund was established in honor of two of MMABSE’s
deceased past presidents, Mr. Cloyce Burns and Mr. Robert Starms. Their vision,
through the MMABSE organization, was to motivate, encourage, and assist African
American students toward excellence in education.
This scholarship award is to provide funds for the purchase of books for college
coursework. Scholarship recipients will be announced in April.
The following criteria will be used to select the recipients:
• Milwaukee students graduating in May/June of 2016 and enrolling
in college in the fall of 2016
• A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (Copy of high school
transcript attached to the application that includes first semester final
• A statement (not more than one page) of career aspirations and goals
• At least two letters of recommendation. These can be from teachers,
employers, pastor or someone else who knows your attributes.
Scholarship award recipients will be required to submit a copy of their college
acceptance letters to the committee prior to receiving funds.
Applications are available in the guidance office of your school. Completed
application forms must be postmarked or hand delivered no later than Friday, March
18, 2016 to:
MMABSE BURNS-STARMS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
MMABSE, P.O. Box 276, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0276