Current Winners

Congratulations to the ABA Foundation Scholarship Recipients!

Each year, the ABA Foundation awards over $100,000 in scholarships to ABA member employees, their dependents and future leaders of the industry. Since its inception, the ABAF has awarded over $1 million in scholarships to more than 300 students.

Meet the Class of 2018!

ABA Bus & Tour Operator Scholarship

Gage Baker
Wolf’s Bus Lines
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Accounting
 
 
Robert McNealy
CoachUSA
Concordia University Wisconsin
Business
 
 
Tyler O’Brien
Mayflower Tours
University of Iowa
Accounting
 
 
Riden Reiter
Unique Travels & Tours
Texas A&M University
Marketing
 
 
Grace Robertson
Sunrise Tours
Belmont University
Visual & Performing Arts
 
 
Jeremy Sirner
Group Voyagers (dba Globus Family of Brands)
Colorado State University
Finance
 
 
Luis Vazquez
Bloom’s Bus Lines
University of Massachusetts Amherst Business Management
 

ABA Member Scholarship

Caleb Butler
Mlaker Transportation
West Virginia University
Mechanical Engineering
 
 
Nicole Forbes
Prevost
Western Carolina University
Music Performance
 
 
Gregory Johnson
Sands Bethlehem
Franklin & Marshall College
Economics, Finance
 
 
Seth Patterson
Answers in Genesis
Northern Kentucky University
Information Technology
 
 
Kyle Thoreson
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Stephen F. Austin State University
Resource Communications
 
 
Grant Timm
Missouri History Museum
University of Missouri–Columbia
Accountancy
 
 
Morgan Wallar
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Oklahoma State University–Main Campus
Travel and Tourism

Academic Merit Scholarship

Jerrica Bungcayao
Kennesaw State University
Business
 
 
Chloe Fraley
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Oklahoma State University–Main Campus
Marketing

Diversity Scholarship

Chrystopher Terry
Texas Southern University
Aviation & Air Transportation
 

Driving the Future Award

Ashley McMullen
LaQuinta Inn & Suites Goodlettsville–Nashville
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Mathematics

Peter L. Picknelly Scholarship

Mackenzie VanderWolde
Compass Coach
Cornerstone University
Business Management

Ron Cornell Memorial Scholarship

Charly Wolford
Motor Coach Industries
Indiana University and Purdue University–Indianapolis
Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Lori Bloch
East Stroudsburg
University of Pennsylvania
Hospitality Industry