BOWIE, Md. — Thousands of dollars in college scholarships are available to eligible high school seniors through Michelin North America Inc. and the Tire Industry Association (TIA).
Applicants must be either part-time employees or dependent children of full-time employees at TIA membership tire dealerships. Eligible applicants include biological children, adopted children, resident stepchildren and legal wards.
Interested students have until Feb. 1, 2021, to apply for one of three Michelin/TIA scholarships, including a $3,000 annual scholarship and two $1,625 annual scholarships. Each scholarship is renewable for three additional years.
Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale through the fall 2020 term. Winners must be enrolled full-time each semester and the scholarships are renewable for three years or until a degree is obtained. Winners must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive renewals.
Interested persons can go to scholarshipprograms.org/mtia to apply. Additional materials required for the application must be mailed in one envelope to: Michelin TIA Scholarship, P.O. Box 1465, Taylors, S.C. 29687.
The scholarships have been awarded each year since 2000, with over $500,000 awarded to 69 recipients over time.
Contact Elisabeth Pate at 864-268-3363 regarding application status.