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State-specific scholarships in Region Two are available; apply by March 7

By Brock Huffstutler

February 7, 2023

ARA FoundationStudents enrolling at trade schools, community colleges, undergraduate colleges and graduate schools for courses that support a career in the equipment and event rental industry can apply for a share of nearly $134,000 in scholarships through the ARA Foundation and its affiliate partners.

Employees in a rental business and/or a manufacturer/supplier operation, immediate family members (spouse, daughter or son) of the rental business owner and American Rental Association (ARA) student members may apply for:

  • ARA Foundation Trade School Scholarships
  • ARA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
  • ARA Foundation Graduate Scholarships
  • ARA Foundation ARA Student Member Scholarships
  • Affiliate program scholarships

The scholarship offerings for the 2023-2024 school year include the following which are unique to ARA Region Two:

  • ARA Region Two/Ron Marshall Scholarships (two $750 scholarships)
Cory Johnson

Cory Johnson

“I am a second-year student in the Heavy Equipment Operations and Mechanics major [at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pa.]. While this is a three-year program, I plan to enroll for additional time to earn additional degree and certifications in my field of study. After graduation, I am eager to get to work utilizing the skills acquired in part to your generosity. I am now one step closer to achieving my goal. This scholarship lightened my financial burden, which allows me to focus more on the most important aspect of school: learning,” says Cory Johnson, RC Watt, North Huntingdon, Pa., who received an ARA Foundation Trade School Scholarship worth $2,000 for the 2022-2023 school year.

Nearly $134,000 is on the line. Apply here by the March 7 deadline.