TORONTO, Ont. — The June 30 deadline is nearing for post-secondary students interested in applying for the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Bud Barr Scholarship Fund.
The scholarship provides financial assistance to university or college-bound sons or daughters of OTA member company employees who are having a tough time making ends meet as the result of illness, injury or death of their parent.
The association is making $5,000 available per year for two scholarships of $2,500 each. Recipients will be determined based on need. Applicants must be under 25 years of age and enrolled or registered to attend college or university on a full-time basis.
To be considered, recipients must be Ontario residents and have a family member who has been employed (or in the case of an owner/operator contracted to) an OTA member company during the previous 12 months.
To apply for he Bud Barr Scholarship Fund, please visit the OTA web site at www.ontruck.org and select “Training/Education” from the contents menu or call Rebecka Torn at (416) 249-7401
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