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 2019!


Motorcoach & Tour Operator Scholarship

Madison North
Premier Coach Co Inc.
Flagler College

David Alexander
Anderson Coach & Travel
Lincoln Memorial University

Adam Strassburg
Lamers Bus Line
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Agricultural Education

Sofia Gulick
Dartmouth Coach
Simmons College

Sydney Gladney
Sun Diego Charter Company
Loyola Marymount University

Samantha Amenta
Culinary Institute of America
Culinary Arts

Ashlynn Peachey
Lowee's Group Tours
Allegheny College
Environmental Sciences

ABA Member Scholarship

Peter Hoyle
Southwest Hospitality Management
Northern Arizona University
Political Science

Allison Sartini
Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel
Florida State University

Tanner Carson
City of Goodlettsville
Samford University

Brianne Guldin
TEMSA North America
University of Florida
Travel and Tourism

Chloe Fraley
Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Oklahoma State University

Nicole Franchi
Visit Fairfax
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Mechanical Engineering

Hannah Burns
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Kent State University Kent Campus
Art, Fine Arts, Fashion

Driving the Future Scholarship

Sebastian Stange
Compass Coach Inc./Xpedition Travel 
Lewis University
Aviation & Air Transportation

Academic Merit Scholarship

Grant Timm
Missouri Historical Society/Missouri History Museum
University of Missouri-Columbia

Lucas Colon
Not an ABA Member
SUNY College at Buffalo
Dramatic Arts

Diversity Scholarship

Johana Stubbs
The Ritz Carlton Golf Resort of Naples
Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter L. Picknelly Honorary Scholarship

Hayley Rader
Anderson Coach & Travel
Rosedale Technical Institute
Autobody Collision (Dell Technician)

Ron Cornell Memorial Scholarship

Jade Vigil
All Aboard America
University of Colorado-Denver

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Victoria Steeves
Post University
Management Assistant