The Truck Renting and Leasing Association has announced its Industry Scholarship Program will award two scholarships from the May 30 application deadline:
- Bond Christian-Loveland, member company Penske Truck Leasing in Lacey, Wash.
- Jacob Keys, member company Carco in Fort Smith, Ark.
The TRALA Industry Scholarship awards scholarships to TRALA-member company employees or their children to pursue vocational training as maintenance technicians or are seeking 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 each receive up to $5,000 in scholarships over two years if the minimum grade point average is maintained.
Scholarship eligibility requirements include:
- Employees or interns of TRALA member companies in North America, or dependents/children of part-time or full-time employees of TRALA member companies in North America
- Pursing a course of study related to the truck transportation industry at an accredited two-year vocational program or four-year college or university. Examples include, but are not limited to Heavy-Duty Truck Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Mechanics and Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology.