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.


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.

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

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 Truck TrailerService Technician Scholarship

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

Grants Transport

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

Ontario Trucking

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 Scholarships

Awarded to the two top academic students entering their second year of the International Transportation and Customs program at Seneca College.


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