While the program began in 2003, its long-standing purpose supports Saia’s core values as it is an investment our company makes in our families and communities. Since its inception, we are proud to have awarded a total of $502,000 to 273 students.
As in previous years, the program is open to all full-time employees and their dependents, including spouses, and is designed to help cover college or graduate school expenses for recipients. Saia will award 20 college scholarships - 10 in the amount of $5,000 and 10 in the amount of $2,500 for a total of $75,000. Awards will be based on qualifications outlined in the program. There are certain conditions applicants must meet, so please read all information carefully.
Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicant’s academic achievement, their community service, and/or an innovation or accomplishment in a field of study or interest. Decisions on winners will be made based on the following criteria:
Recipients will be selected based on all the information required and submitted, so please take your time and be thorough as you fill out all sections of the application.
Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2023. Recipients will be announced in July. Those not selected will receive an e-mail informing them of the committee’s decision. On this site, you will find the application guidelines, explaining the program’s details, eligibility requirements, deadline dates, and required application support data as well as submission details.
We are thrilled to offer this scholarship program to our employees and their dependents. We want to extend an invitation for you to participate. If you have any questions concerning the scholarship program, please contact Jeannie Jump by emailing [email protected] or by calling 1-800-765-7242, extension 4069.
The following are guidelines for the Saia Scholarship Program. Please review each section carefully.
Click on the "Register" link and complete and submit the registration form.
Login to the site with your email and password.
Create your online application.
During the Call for Applications period, your application can be saved as DRAFT until all the required information is completed and attachments uploaded. As each section is complete, you will see a appear in the category tab when the application is saved. At any time, you can download and print your application by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section.
On completion, save your Application as FINAL. Download and print a copy of your application for your records by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section in the right column. Note: If an update is required prior to the Call for Applications period, you can make the update and resave as FINAL.
If you require assistance or additional information, please contact the Award Administrator.