VAN BUREN, Ark., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK) announced today the formation of the USA Truck Scholarship Program, which is designed to assist eligible children of USA Truck employees pursue post-secondary educational opportunities. In announcing the program, Cliff Beckham, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "At USA Truck we recognize that our driver employees and those who assist them in providing safe and efficient service to our customers are essential to our success. As a part of the Company's on-going commitment to enhance the USA Truck Experience for our employees and their families, we are excited to introduce the USA Truck Scholarship Program." The program will be administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship applications may be submitted through March 1, 2011, and awards will be made in April for the upcoming academic year. "We are honored to offer this opportunity to our employees who do so much for our customers and our shareholders," said Beckham. "We wish all applicants the best as they plan for their educational futures." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DA30069LOGO) References to the "Company," "we," "us," "our" and words of similar import refer to USA Truck, Inc. and its subsidiary. USA Truck is a dry van truckload carrier transporting general commodities via our General Freight and Dedicated Freight service offerings. We transport commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Canada. We also transport general commodities into and out of Mexico by allowing through-trailer service from our terminal in Laredo, Texas. Our Strategic Capacity Solutions and Intermodal operating segments provide customized transportation solutions using our technology and multiple modes of transportation including our assets and the assets of our partner carriers. This press release and related information will be available to interested parties at our web site, http://www.usa-truck.com under the "News Releases" tab of the "Investors" menu. SOURCE USA Truck, Inc.