The OTA Education Foundation offers additional scholarship opportunities through specific scholarships that have been established by corporate members of the trucking industry. While some of these scholarships are available to a limited selection of students, many are open for any student to apply. Before applying, applicants are urged to make sure that they meet all of the eligibility requirements attached to each scholarship. All of the following endowed scholarships are administered by the OTA Education Foundation.


Submitting Endowed Applications and Transcripts
All Endowed Scholarship applications have been converted to an online submission format. As an alternative to submitting by mail, electronic TRANSCRIPTS may be emailed to the Foundation as long as the email address contains the URL of the issuing school or school board. Applications and transcripts can be sent to



Bison Transport

Bison Transport Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in a recognized Transportation, Logistics, Human Resources or Business program at a Canadian University or College. Application

Anderson Haulage

Don Anderson Haulage Business and Technology Scholarships
Awarded to two graduating Stouffville District Secondary School students with high overall averages who are attending college to study business or technology.

Erb Group

The Erb Group of Companies
"Service to Community" Scholarship

Awarded to a first-year post-secondary student enrolled in a public Ontario college or university, who demonstrates a commitment to his/her community, through his/her involvement in community and/or charitable volunteer work. Application

Glasvan Great Dane

Glasvan Great Dane Truck Trailer
Service Technician Scholarship

Awarded to two high achieving students enrolled in the Truck Trailer Service Technician program at Centennial College.

Grant’s Transport Mathematics Scholarship
Awarded to the top university-bound math student graduating from Timiskaming District Secondary School.

J.D. Smith & Sons “Leaders of Tomorrow” Scholarship
Awarded to a university student each year who demonstrates a commitment to his/her community, school or other volunteer undertaking through exemplary leadership qualities. Application


Omnitracs Mike Ham Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a first-year post-secondary student enrolled in a public Canadian university or college who is studying Transportation, Logistics, Human Resources, Tehcnology, or Communications Application

OTA Allied Trades Scholarships
Awarded to one university student and one college student each year, who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education, and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to their academic performance. Application

OTA Professional Driver Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to one university student each year who is the son or daughter of a professional commercial truck driver. The scholarship honours the memory of David Virgoe, a truck driver who died in 2007 in a crash caused by street racers. The scholarship recognizes the hard work, dedication and professionalism of Ontario truck drivers who safely share the road with the motoring public every day. Application


Trailcon Leasing Trailer Service Technician Scholarship
Awarded to one student registered in the Truck Trailer Service (Co-op) program at Conestoga College.

TST-CF Express International Transportaton & Customs Scholarship
Awarded to the two top academic students entering their second year of the International Transportation and Customs program at Seneca College.

Go to OTAEF General Scholarships