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
Robert McNealy
Concordia University Wisconsin
Tyler O’Brien
Mayflower Tours
University of Iowa
Riden Reiter
Unique Travels & Tours
Texas A&M University
Grace Robertson
Sunrise Tours
Belmont University
Visual & Performing Arts
Jeremy Sirner
Group Voyagers (dba Globus Family of Brands)
Colorado State University
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
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
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
Chloe Fraley
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Oklahoma State University–Main Campus

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

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