Truck design contest opens to college students

University students are eligible to enter truck designs suitable for owner-operators for the annual contest Design the Future of Pride & Profit, Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner Trucks announced. The winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship and option for a paid internship at the truck maker.

The competition will run from November through February 2012. Three finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show, where their designs will be on display at the Freightliner Trucks booth. Judging criteria include product appearance, originality, emotive power and illustration quality.

For a list of rules and entry details, visit Freightliner design contest.