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TXTA Foundation academic scholarship applications for the 2023–2024 school year are now available online! The application period will close Friday, April 7, 2023. Please note the deadline will not be extended and applicants are responsible for ensuring applications are completed by the April 7. For questions regarding scholarship applications or more information, please contact Kimberly Leggett kimberly@texastrucking.com
 
 

About

TXTA Foundation offers academic scholarships to employees of TXTA members, including owner/operators associated with member companies, as well as their dependents and grandchildren.
Academic scholarships open in the winter and close in the spring with scholarships being awarded for the upcoming school year. Applicants must be affiliated with a current TXTA member in good standing.

Eligibility

  • Employees of TXTA carrier and allied member companies, including owner/operators associated with member companies, their dependents and grandchildren of current TXTA carrier or allied member companies in good standing
  • High school seniors (graduate or equivalent), current university, college, trade and technical school students
  • Applicants must complete the online application by the published deadline and include personal narrative, official transcripts and letters of recommendation
  • Previous recipients may apply if eligibility standards are met

Selection

Applications are reviewed by the TXTA Foundation Board of Trustees. Scholarships are awarded based on personal narrative, academic achievement, community involvement, financial need as well as other qualifications.

Scholarship funds are mailed directly to the school upon verification of enrollment and funds are divided equally between semesters. Funds may be used to meet such expenses as tuition, books, housing and supplies.

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