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Member Motorcoach & Tour Operator

The Motorcoach & Tour Operator scholarships awarded by the American Bus Association Foundation are open to full-time employees or the dependent children of full-time employees of ABA bus and tour member companies (in good standing as of Feb. 1, 2020).

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  • You must be a full-time employee or the dependent of a full-time employee of ABA member company in good standing.
  • The eligible employee must have been employed by an ABA member company in good standing for at least one year as of January 1 in the year in which the scholarships are awarded and distributed.
  • You must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, and must have a declared major or course of study that is relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industries and hold a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Transportation, travel and tourism encompass a varying range of professions from accounting to hospitality management and everything in between. In other words, please apply rather than ruling yourself out because of your major. However, you will be required to submit a short essay on how your major or course of study is relevant to the transportation, travel and tourism industries.


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

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The American Bus Association serves a thriving industry that provides nearly 600 million passenger trips annually on charters, tours, scheduled service, and shuttles. Membership in ABA includes motorcoach operators, tour operators, tourism-related organizations, and products and service suppliers.

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