George Schroyer Memorial Scholarship | Cummins Scholarship

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Each year, the American Truck Historical Society recognizes outstanding students who intend to further their education at an accredited college or university or a certified vocational or technical school. Named for a dedicated, long-time ATHS member, the George Schroyer Memorial Scholarship Fund seeks to help students of all ages reduce the financial burden of higher education. Open only to the families of ATHS members, this fund currently provides two $3,000 scholarships annually. In addition, Cummins generously sponsors a $3,000 scholarship. It is the sincere gratitude of the Board of Directors to Cummins and all members who have contributed to the educational fund, allowing ATHS to increase the number of scholars awarded and the funding awarded. Increased scholarships and funds mean more students will find higher education within their reach.

New! The Lewis Semple Clark Educational Fund is a new scholarship this year. It is restricted to Autocar Company employees and family members (child, stepchild, or grandchild) with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference for all scholarships will be given to applicants pursuing positions in the trucking or transportation industry. This scholarship is sponsored by the ATHS Autocar Classic Group and is named after one of the central founders of The Autocar Company, Lewis Semple. Apply by clicking the red button below.


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Requirements for George Schroyer & Cummins Scholarships

Students must attend regular classes, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a family member (child, stepchild, or grandchild) of a current ATHS member in good standing for two years. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing positions in the trucking or transportation industry.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted beginning January 1, with a deadline of May 15. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation manages the application and selection process on behalf of ATHS. Please follow the link below to learn more and to apply.

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Deadline to apply, May 15, 2024

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