The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has awarded 135 students with scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year.
“It’s exciting to see that so many young, talented individuals are working very hard to pursue a career in the auto care industry,” says Tim Lee, MAAP, chairman of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. “With the rising cost of education, we are very pleased that the University of the Aftermarket Foundation can assist these students, and others, to achieve their academic goals.”
Scholarships totaling $175,000 have been awarded to the following students working either to become a mechanical, collision or heavy-duty repair professional or who are pursuing a business or engineering degree that will lead to a career in the automotive aftermarket. The recipients attend or will attend a two-year vocational/technical college or a four-year college or university and will each receive a $1,000 to $2,000 award to advance their education, the University says.
Additionally, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation also awards named scholarships on behalf of a variety of individuals and organizations. To learn more or apply for a scholarship, visit www.UofAFoundation.com.