Bus & Tour Operator

The Bus & Tour Operator scholarships awarded by the American Bus Association are open to full-time employees or the dependent children of full-time employees of ABA bus and tour member companies (in good standing).


Eligible employee must have been employed by an ABA bus or tour member company for at least one year as of January 1 in the year in which the scholarships are awarded. The winners or the parents of the winners must still be employed in the spring when the winners are selected.

The applicant must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student of college, University, or professional training school in the fall and hold a minimum of a 3.0 GPA (B Average).


Seven Bus & Tour Operator Scholarships are awarded, in the amount of $5,000 each.


Apply online between December 7th and April 6th. Create an account to submit applications, as well as check the status of your applications and make any necessary changes before the program deadline.

Program Key: AMBUS