KING CITY, Ont. – At its annual conference today in King City, Ont. the PMTC announced that it is rolling out a new bursary for young leaders in private trucking.
The PMTC said there will be two recipients of the young leaders award to help pay for two of the four courses needed to complete the PMTC Logistics Management Graduate Program from the CITT program of study.
“This bursary will represent over $1,300 value for each recipient, which will be funded by the PMTC,” said Mike Millian, president, PMTC. “When (the) program is completed, it will arm the new emerging leader with the skills they needs to successfully climb the ranks in his or her company and become a successful leader in their organization.”
If all four courses are completed successfully, the student will receive a certificate issued by the PMTC.
“In addition to earning a certificate issued by Canada’s leading association for private fleets, recipients can also use their credits towards earning CITT’s CCLP designation,” he added.
According to the PMTC, candidates for the bursary must: be employed by a current PMTC member company, or be the child of a PMTC member company employee; Be nominated by their member company; Submit a resume detailing their education, work history, and volunteer or community service; Complete an essay of 650 to 1,000 words, explaining why they are a strong candidate for the award and outlining personal goals for advancement in the transportation industry; Submit a letter from their employer, explaining why they are a strong candidate for the award and detailing succession plans which follow graduation.
Applications for the bursary program will begin on February 1. You can find more information at www.pmtc.ca.