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OOIDA Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Briana Jimenez is the stepdaughter of member Edgar Escalera of Omaha, NE. Briana will graduate from Millard West High School in May. She received an acceptance letter from the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she intends to major in pre-medicine. Kincaid Johnson is the stepdaughter of member Phillip Ward of Nocona, TX. Kincaid will … Continued

OOIDA Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the recipients of this year’s scholarship fund. The OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship, which started in 1998, has awarded more than $350,000 to students who are the children, grandchildren or legal dependents of OOIDA members.

OOIDA Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the recipients of the 2018-2019 scholarship fund. The OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship, which started in 1998, has already awarded more than $300,000 to students who are the children, grandchildren or legal dependents of OOIDA members.

Scholarship Application

If you wish to download the scholarship application and email, fax, or mail it to OOIDA, click here for a downloadable and printable version.

OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship Program

The OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship Program has been assisting the children, grandchildren and legal dependents of OOIDA members in their efforts to gain a higher education since 1998. Annually, OOIDA awards one $2,000/year and four $1,000/year scholarships. The students are selected in a blind evaluation conducted by the Scholarship Advisory Committee. Scholarship awards are transferred … Continued

OOIDA Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016-2017 Mary Johnston Scholarship Fund.Five top scholars were chosen for this honor.  To apply, the students were asked to submit a 500-word reflection essay on how a trucker has influenced their life, the way their educational goals resonate with their personalities and to make suggestions for how OOIDA can improve the public image of the professional truck driver.