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Scholarship Eligibility & Rules
Duration and Amount of Scholarship:
A scholarship from the TCA Scholarship FundSM will be awarded on a per-semester basis. It will be automatically renewed for the second semester upon the showing of good academic standing by the recipient. The total amount of the scholarship will range from $2,000 to $6,500 and will be awarded in two segments each year.
Method of Awarding the Scholarship:
The trustees will mail the scholarship check directly to the college or university for distribution. Scholarship monies are to be used for tuition purposes only.
Any student in good standing who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior and who is either
is eligible for a scholarship.
Qualified applicants also must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
Qualifications to Be Considered:
The recipient of the scholarship must show financial need, show scholastic achievement, maintain full-time student status, and be an individual of high character and integrity. The scholarship will be awarded without regard to sex, race, color, national origin or religion.
What Voids the Scholarship:
The scholarship will be voided on the basis of expulsion or dismissal from school or discontinuance of the education process for more than 12 consecutive months. The scholarship may also be voided if the student does not maintain full-time student status or his/her GPA drops by more than 1 point. Also, the trustees reserve the right to withdraw the scholarship at their discretion.
Procedures for Awarding the Scholarship:
The scholarship application will open Monday, May 12, 2014, and close at 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, June 20, 2014. Once the application is live, you may access it at the bottom of this page. A potential candidate for a scholarship must:
Mail Official Transcripts to:
Truckload Carriers Association
Announcement of Winners:
Scholarship award winners will be posted to this Web site by July 31, 2014.