Penn Lease Scholarship, $500

0c857fdPenn Intermodal Leasing, LLC is offering a scholarship for the 2015 through an essay contest. The winner of the best essay written on one of the following topics will receive a scholarship of $500;

Essay Topics (Select 1):

  • In the regional freight transportation industry, truckers face many health issues. Suppose you are the CEO of a trucking company. Describe what best practices you would implement to promote better health among your drivers, and why. What incentives would you offer, and how would you measure the progress of your fleet drivers?
  • Chassis shortages and port congestion are two major challenges in freight transport. Describe why they are related, and discuss both the direct and indirect effects they have on freight transport, the supply chain and the consumer.
  • Poorly maintained chassis result in breakdowns, late deliveries and reduce equipment lifespan. Suppose you were hired by a company that ships bulk liquids. Discuss the benefits of a maintenance program and how you would promote these benefits to customers.

Essays need to be between 1500-2000 words and submitted by May 29, 2015. All application details can be found at

*Please note that this scholarship is not affiliated with Stony Brook University or the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services. Any questions or correspondence regarding this scholarship should be sent to them via


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