Ray Smith Scholarship Applications

The Ray Smith Scholarship was established to recognize and reward outstanding high school academic performance and overall involvement in community affairs by students and family members of the trucking industry and CMCA member companies in Colorado.


This is a yearly scholarship program sponsored by the Colorado Motor Carriers Foundation. We encourage all of our member companies to spread the word about this valuable program throughout your driver, mechanic, and safety management teams. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or college bound returning students who intend to enter a technical/diesel/mechanical school or an accredited college.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Have a high school diploma, or a GED.
  2. Have an immediate family member who is currently employed in the trucking industry.
  3. Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.


Who is Ray Smith?

Ray Smith was a visionary CMCA member that advocated the need for education to improve the Colorado Trucking Industry’s pool of trained managers and technical experts. The Ray Smith Scholarship fund has assisted many students over the years.