The 2019 scholarship is underwritten by WABCO, Michelin, HAVCO Wood Products LLC, East Manufacturing Corp., Transglobal Door and Pressure Systems International on behalf of the NTDA. A number of individuals from Dealer and Allied member companies also contributed to the scholarship program. The NTDA’s Golf Tournament also raises funds to support the program.

Applicants — The number of scholarships offered in a given year is based on the amount of underwriting support received. The corresponding amount of each scholarship will be determined by the NTDA Board of Directors and the Scholarship Judging Committee. Applicant(s) must be a child (natural, adopted or stepchild or legal ward) of an individual that is actively employed by an NTDA Dealer, Dealer Branch or Allied Member company at the time of application. The company’s dues must be current. Students may reside in any country in which a member company is located (e.g., U.S., Canada and Mexico). The child must be a graduating high school senior in 2019 who is going into college the same year they graduate. Example: Graduating June 2019; Entering College September 2019.

Criteria — Considerations for all scholarships awarded include academic capability, financial need, personal and school references, participation in school and community activities, and/or work experience.

Supporting Materials — Official transcripts, copies of certificates and original letters of recommendation may be mailed, e-mailed or faxed separately from the student’s Application Form. Those materials may also be uploaded through the online application form. It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify that transcripts are forwarded by the school, and that letters of recommendation are forwarded by the individual as intended and subsequently received by the deadline at the NTDA. Incomplete or late entries will not be considered. Letters of recommendations may not be supplied by relatives. All materials must be postmarked, email or uploaded by July 12, 2019.

Scholarship Conditions — Scholarship recipients must be a full-time student pursuing a course of study toward a degree. Students attending online only classes through non-accredited institutions are not eligible. Scholarship award funds will be dispersed directly to the recipient’s college or university on behalf of the recipient. Each scholarship is a one-time award and is non-renewable.

Scholarship Payments — The scholarship(s) will only be awarded to the student(s) after he or she has successfully completed one quarter/semester at an accredited, degree granting college or university. The student must provide a copy of his or her college report card to the NTDA for verification. Student must provide his or her student ID number and the address/office at the college or university where the check should be sent. Failure to comply may result in delayed payment.

The NTDA is seeking additional underwriters for 2019. If you are interested in becoming a scholarship underwriter, please contact Gwen Brown at (810) 229-5960, or e-mail Your support is greatly appreciated!

Scholarship Recipients

2018 Hannah Rouland, Parker Fritsch, Caitlin Cunningham, Rachel Hodson, and Morgan Miller
2017 Isabel Valdez, Holly Jones, Landon Lintner, Shana Smith, and Madison Pionk
2016 Kasee Shelton, Devin Krasznavolgyi, Vionet Estrada, Maura Cunningham, Lauren Roy, Lindsay Roy, Mark Pawelski
2015 Hailey Drerup, Jessica Wells, David Iacob
2014 Tyler Brennecke, Leslie Ringo, Haleigh Huffaker
2013 Breanna Vera
2012 Justin Taylor
2011 Carrie Cane
2010 Kaci Torgensen
2009 Brandon Bennett
2008 Telisha Wood
2007 Kyle Wieche
2006 Daniel Iacob
2005 Jessica Ascheman
2004 Alecia Hagen
2003 Stephanie Black
2002 Jordon D. Shaw
2001 Matthew Stock
2000 Alecia Jongeward
1999 Travis Wilson
1998 Isaac Goodwin, Kelly Kenyon

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