Since it began in 1976, the ARA Foundation has supported the rental industry’s educational needs by offering scholarships. In the early days, these were for improving the business and technical skills of those in the rental industry. As times have changed, so has the scholarship program.
ARA Foundation Scholarships
Applications for the 2014/2015 scholarship program are due on March 3, 2014.
ARA Foundation Scholarship applications
Undergraduate scholarship application-for those attending a 4 year college in an undergraduate course of study.
Vocational/Technical scholarship applicaton-for those attending a vocational or technical program at a community college or technical school.
Graduate scholarship application-for those attending a certified institution working on a master degree program.
More on the scholarship program
The Leonard Hawk Founders Scholarship
The top scholarship applicant is awarded the $3,000 Leonard Hawk Founders Scholarship, named in honor of the American Rental Association's founding president.
More information on the Leonard Hawk Founders Scholarship
The Foundation administers scholarships for ARA Insurance Services, ARA of Alabama, ARA of California, ARA of Michigan, ARA of New York, ARA of North Carolina, ARA of Ohio, ARA of Tennessee, the Texas Rental Association, the Bill Loomer Houston Area Rental Association Scholarship for the Texas Rental Association, the Ron Marshall Scholarships for ARA Region Two, and the Doug Mitchell Scholarship and Dorothy Wellnitz Scholarship for ARA Region 10/Canada.
Further details on affiliate scholarship programs
ARA Foundation Scholarship Policy
The ARA Foundation board of trustees created a statement on scholarship programs.
More information on the ARA Foundation scholarship policy