BETHESDA, Md. (March 3, 2015) — The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is accepting applications through March 31 for automotive scholarships it is funding.
The foundation said it will award an additional $100,000 in scholarships this year, bringing the total amount of scholarships to be awarded by the organization to $230,000.
“With more scholarships available than ever before, we encourage all interested candidates to log on and apply right away,” said Tim Lee, chairman of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. “Because we don't want any deserving individuals to miss out, we ask those in the auto care industry to spread the word about the March 31 application deadline to anyone they know that wants an automotive career and seeks scholarship assistance.”
Applicants can apply online at the scholarship website and must be pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket by attending a full-time program at an accredited college, university or ASE/NATEF-certified post-secondary automotive, collision or heavy-duty technician training program.
Information about the more than $400,000 of available automotive scholarships — including those funded by the University if the Aftermarket Foundation — is available by clicking here.
The foundation, founded in1986, is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization that said it has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs “to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket work force.”