Johnnie And Linda Melia Memorial Scholarship Information

JT Melia Moving & Storage is pleased to announce the creation of the Johnnie And Linda Melia Memorial Scholarship program, which will provide funding to one college student taking courses during the Fall semester in the amount of $500. The Johnnie And Linda Melia Memorial Scholarship Program gives college students a chance to fund their education while improving their writing or filmmaking skills. Applicants will also be providing valuable information to the public regarding the moving industry, helping people to make informed decisions and understand proper ethics associated with the industry.

JT Melia is a leading moving company headquartered in Houston, Texas. The company has been in business for over 40 years, focusing on strong service ethics and boasting a stellar BBB rating.

Who is eligible?

Any high school or college student that intends on taking college courses during the Fall semester is eligible to apply. The award will be given directly to the student’s school.

How to apply

Applicants will need to mail their entry materials via US Mail to:

JT Melia Moving & Storage
ATTN: Brandon Melia
2527 Fairway Park Dr.
Houston, TX, 77092

Applications must include the following:

  • The applicant’s essay or video. Applicants may choose from one of three prompts, which include:
    A 500-800 word essay that discusses how ethics are the cornerstone of a business
    A 500-800 word essay that discusses how to choose a good moving company
    A 2-5 minute video that humorously discusses how to move
  • An entry application
  • A recent photo of the applicant for promotional purposes should the applicant receive the scholarship

Entry Deadline

Entries will be accepted until April 11th.

Winner announcement

The winner will be announced on July 15th on both JT Melia’s website and Facebook account.

Entry Ownership

All applications submitted by entrants become the property of JT Melia upon submission. Entrants acknowledge JT Melia’s right to distribute, display, modify, and promote the content without compensation to the entrant or anyone else.

Use of Personal Information

The winning entrant and their legal guardians consent to the use of their name, the name of their school, and their area of residence. JT Melia also reserves the right to use the entrant’s photo and award information for promotional purposes.


Upon applying for the Johnnie And Linda Melia Memorial Scholarship, entrants and their legal guardians agree to hold JT Melia and its employees harmless from any liability associated with the scholarship contest.