With over 40 years of service to our industry, Paul always sought to have a diverse workforce. Paul was instrumental in leading the charge for full inclusion of the LGBTQ community in both his work at Rutgers and via many leadership positions within APTA. This scholarship will honor the work Paul did for both the public transit industry and for the LGBTQ community. This scholarship will honor Paul’s legacy and the path that he forged so that others might follow.

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) is the charitable affiliate of the American Public Transportation Association. The APTF is incorporated as a 5​01 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation in the District of Columbia.

Mission: To increase and retain the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career by providing scholarships and engagement opportunities to deserving students and transit professionals – our future leaders.

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Paul J. Larrousse Scholarship

by American Public Transportation Foundation


With over 40 years of service to our industry, Paul always sought to have a diverse workforce. Paul was instrumental in leading the charge for full inclusion of the LGBTQ community in both his work at Rutgers and via many leadership positions within APTA. This scholarship will honor the work Paul did for both the public transit industry and for the LGBTQ community. This scholarship will honor Paul’s legacy and the path that he forged so that others might follow.

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) is the charitable affiliate of the American Public Transportation Association. The APTF is incorporated as a 5​01 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation in the District of Columbia.

Mission: To increase and retain the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career by providing scholarships and engagement opportunities to deserving students and transit professionals – our future leaders.