Building the Future of Texas Trucking

The TXTA Foundation was established in 1978 to fund education and research projects for the Texas trucking industry. The Foundation is governed by a 18-member Board of Trustees. The mission of this all volunteer organization is to work with TXTA member companies to fund educational and community service programs to enhance the understanding of and image of the Texas trucking industry, with the ultimate goal of positioning trucking as the most vital and necessary industry in Texas. 

Eligibility

  • TXTA Affiliation - dependent, child, spouse and/or grandchild of current TXTA carrier or allied member company in good standing
  • Current Student - High school senior, graduate or equivalent, or current university or college student
  • Previous scholarship recipients may apply if eligibility standards are met
  • Full-Time Enrollment - Minimum 12 hours per semester at a university, college or community college


Requirements

This Submittable Application Form with the following required attached files:

  • Transcript - most recent high school or college transcript
  • Letters of Recommendation - One to three letters from non-familial sources, such as a teacher, counselor or supervisor. Letters of recommendation should be recent and not one used previously in applying for TXTA Scholarships.



Application Review

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 will be mailed directly to the school upon verification of full-time enrollment; funds are divided equally between the fall and spring semesters of the 2023-2024 academic year and may be used to meet such expenses as tuition, books and housing.

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 7. The deadline will not be extended. Applicants are responsible for ensuring all supporting documents are submitted. 


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

Notification:
Applicants will receive notification by July 1.

Ultimate application status is not available prior to this date; you may contact the TXTA Foundation for application status after July 1 if notification has not been received. You can check the general status of your application by logging into Submittable.

For technical support in completing your application or accessing your account, please email Submittable technical support at support@submittable.com.

Eligibility

  • Individuals looking to become technicians, mechanics, earn their CDLs or interested in other trucking industry professions
  • Enrollment at a trade school, technical school, community college or university pursuing a career that supports the trucking industry
  • Previous scholarship recipients may apply if eligibility standards are met

Requirements

  •  This Submittable Application Form 
  • Letters of Recommendation - one to three letters from non-familial sources, such as a supervisor, previous employer, or teacher

Application Review

Applications are reviewed by the TXTA Foundation Board of Trustees; scholarships are awarded based on personal narrative, financial need as well as other qualifications. Scholarship funds will be mailed directly to the school upon verification of enrollment; funds may be used to meet such expenses as tuition, books and housing.

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

Applicants will receive notification once they have applied. This is a rolling application process. 

For technical support in completing your application or accessing your account, please email Submittable technical support at support@submittable.com.


 

Texas Trucking Association Foundation