Children of Crete Carrier Corporation employees are eligible to apply for several different scholarships to further their education depending on the student’s plans. The Truckload Carriers Association Scholarship includes children, grandchildren and spouses of employees. Review the information below for eligibility details, application information and deadlines.

Tuition Reimbursement

Crete Carrier Corporation offers tuition reimbursement for employees pursuing additional education which is directly related to an employee’s job or potential advancement with the company. Employees must apply for the program and if approved they may receive up to 100% of reimbursable costs, depending on the grade received in the course and other factors.


We offer a number of scholarships as well as tuition reimbursement for our employees and their families to pursue their dreams and grow professionally.

Crete Carrier Corporation Scholarship

Eligible students planning to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/ technical school anywhere in the United States may apply for this scholarship.

Eligible students must be dependent children— age 26 and under—of part time or full time employees of Crete Carrier and affiliated companies who have been employed by the company for at least one year.

The deadline is 3:00 p.m. CST on January 31. For more details on this scholarship, visit the Scholarship America website at the link below.

Acklie Charitable Foundation

Southeast Community College Scholarship

This scholarship provides full tuition and fees for students enrolled in Southeast Community College (Nebraska). Dependents of full time employees or owner operators with Crete Carrier Corporation and affiliated companies may apply if the employee has at least one year of service with the company.

To apply, download the application below or contact Debbie Jicha at 402-479-2038.

Truckload Carriers Association Scholarship

Children, grandchildren and spouses of an employee of a TCA member may apply. Details on eligibility, qualifications and how to apply are available on the TCA website.

Dodie Acklie Nakajima Memorial Scholarship

Students attending or planning to attend a University of Nebraska campus may apply if they are dependents of full-time employees or owner operators with Crete Carrier Corporation and affiliated companies.

The deadline is noon CST on February 27. Applications are attached below.