Alexandria, VA (January 7, 2021) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association has announced its Industry Scholarship Program will award two scholarships from the November 30 application deadline: 
  • Edward Chambers, member company McMahon Truck Leasing, Charlotte, North Carolina, and
  • Aaron Tucker, member company Hogan Truck Leasing, St. Louis, Missouri.
"By awarding Edward and Aaron with these scholarships, were are supporting the future of our industry," said Jake Jacoby, President and CEO of TRALA. He continued, "By giving worthy students the necessary funds to help continue their education in maintenance technology, it helps not only the individual member company, but our entire industry."

The TRALA Industry Scholarship has awarded scholarships to TRALA-member company employees or their children that are planning to pursue vocational training as maintenance technicians or are seeking a 4-year degree in the truck transportation industry. Scholarship recipients each receive up to $5,000 in scholarships over two years if the minimum grade point average is maintained. Since the inception of the vocational scholar program, TRALA has awarded over 50 scholarships.
TRALA will be implementing changes to its requirements and eligibility in 2021 following a review of the program by the Board of Directors. Information on the new scholarships will be sent to member companies later this year.
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Based in Alexandria, VA, TRALA is a voluntary, nonprofit national trade association organized in 1978 to provide the unified and focused voice for the truck renting and leasing industry. TRALA's membership includes nearly 500 leasing and rental firms and 100 suppliers that make up nearly the entire truck renting and leasing industry. TRALA members purchase approximately 30 percent of all Class 2 through 8 over-the-road commercial trucks and tractors operating in the U.S. today. You can now reach TRALA on Facebook @TRALAorg, Twitter @TRALAorg and LinkedIn @TRALA.