BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and Michelin North America Inc. have begun accepting applications for the higher education scholarships they offer annually to high school seniors who are part-time employees or the dependent children of full-time employees of TIA member tire dealerships.
Interested parties have until Feb. 1, 2022, to apply for the scholarships, which will total $6,250 for three students — one $3,000 award and two $1,625 awards. The awards are to be applied to tuition, fees and books and can be renewed up to four years.
The definition of dependent children includes natural and/or adopted children, legal wards or resident stepchildren. The employee must be employed by the firm at the time of application. Michelin employees and dependent children are not eligible.
Applicants must be high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school in the U.S.