SMA Foundation Scholarships

SMA Foundation 2022–2023 academic scholarship applications are now closed and will open again in the spring of 2023. Technical and Trade School scholarship applications remain open year-round. Click the link below to be directed to a technical/trade school application. For questions regarding scholarship applications or more information, please contact Kimberly Leggett


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  • SMA Member Company Affiliation
  • College and University Students
  • Technical and Trade School Students
  • Community and Junior College Students
  • High School Seniors

Applicants must be an employee or dependent of someone employed by a company with membership in  Southwest Movers Association. SMA Foundation offers scholarships to university, college, community college and junior college students as well as trade and technical school students. All SMA members, movers and associates are able to apply.



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  • Fully Completed Application
  • Letter of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Certified Academic Transcript
  • Recent Photograph

All requirements must be fully met in order for an application to be considered.

Letter of Intent
This letter is an important part of the application process and should include information on current and planned studies, career goals, interests and the reason for applying for the scholarship. Emphasize how this scholarship will help you in your future endeavors and any information about yourself that you think would be helpful.



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  • Letter of Intent
  • Financial Need
  • Other Qualifications

Recipients and scholarship amounts are determined by the SMA Foundation Board of Trustees based on letter of intent, financial need, academic achievements, community involvement and other qualifications. It is awarded for one year in an amount determined by the Foundation Board of Trustees. Scholarships are valid for the academic year in which they are awarded and cannot be held over without the approval of the SMA Foundation Board of Trustees.