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TXTA Foundation is working to support our industry! Individuals looking to become diesel technicians, earn their CDLs or interested in trucking industry professions are eligible to apply for a TXTA Foundation Trade/Technical Scholarship. This is a year-round open application. For questions regarding scholarship applications or more information, please contact Kimberly Leggett kimberly@texastrucking.com




  • Year-round application open to any individual looking for career in the trucking industry
  • Enrollment at a trade school, technical school or community college pursuing a career hat supports the trucking industry (i.e. techician, mechanic, CDL driver and so on)
  • Previous scholarship recipients may apply if eligibility standards are met.
  • Applicants applying for a TXTA Foundation Trade and Technical Scholarship must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. The award of any scholarship will be contingent on submission and approval of an I-9 Acceptable Document. A list of acceptable documents can be viewed here.


  • Recommendation Forms: One to three recommendation forms from non-familial sources, such as a teacher, counselor or supervisor.
  • Recommendation forms must be submitted within two weeks of applicant submitting application. If your recommendation form is not submitted within two weeks, your application will not be considered.
  • Personal Narrative: Please make sure you fill out the personal narrative—this is how the trustees get to know you

Applications are reviewed by the TXTA Foundation Board of Trustees. Scholarships are awarded based on personal narrative, financial need as well as other qualifications. Applicants will receive notification once they have applied.

Scholarship Funds

  • Funds are mailed directly to the school upon verification of enrollment
  • Funds may be used to meet expenses such as tuition, books and supplies
  • Applicants can apply for up to $2,500 for Trade and Technical Scholarships

The TXTA Foundation Scholarship program does not discriminate against students on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin or disability.