Centerline Drivers has a new scholarship program to help women become truck drivers.
The Drive It Forward scholarship is in honor of Sheila Castaneda, a key member of the Centerline Drivers’ leadership team and a proponent of promoting opportunities for women in trucking.
The scholarship will provide financial assistance to one woman every year who is entering a CDL program to pursue a career as a commercial driver.
The scholarship will be for the full tuition amount up to $7,500.
Who can apply?
All women interested in a CDL program are encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to those demonstrating a financial need or adverse life circumstances that delayed or interfered with their career plans.
- Be at least 21 years of age at the date of commencement.
- Have applied for admission to a qualified CDL program and have the required basic criteria to be accepted.
- New to the trucking industry and not held a CDL license before.
How Can I Apply?
All eligible drivers will submit an online application demonstrating they meet all criteria outlined as conditions of the scholarship. Applicants must provide an essay explaining their circumstances, a professional reference and work history.