The TRALA Industry Scholarship Program awards scholarships to TRALA-member company employees/interns or their children to pursue vocational training as maintenance technicians or a four-year degree in the truck transportation industry. The program has no age limit and eligible veterans are also encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients can receive up to $5,000 in scholarships over two years if the minimum grade point average is maintained.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants of the TRALA Industry Scholarship Program award must be:
*Dependents/children are defined as natural and legally adopted children, stepchildren or legal wards.
Current high school seniors are eligible to apply for the scholarship beginning April 1, 2020.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of TRALA play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in December. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each cycle they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of TRALA. Payments are made in one installment in January.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than 3:00 p.m. Central Time on November 1, 2019.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.