The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) has awarded 461 scholarships to students throughout the country, totaling a record-setting $644,500.
“This year, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has awarded the most scholarship funds in its history,” said Bob Egan, chairman, University of the Aftermarket Foundation. “This new milestone shows how dedicated our industry is to helping the next generation of aftermarket professionals advance their education. We can’t thank our donors enough for their generosity. Their commitment to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation helps ensure that our industry remains vibrant and strong for many more years to come.”
UAF scholarship recipients will be attending a two-year or four-year college or university or an accredited automotive vocational program during the 2020-21 academic year. The vast majority are studying to become mechanical, collision or heavy duty repair professionals or are pursuing a business or engineering degree that will lead to a career in the automotive aftermarket. In addition, many named scholarships were awarded on behalf of a variety of individuals and organizations. A complete list of recipients can be found at https://uofa-foundation.org/scholarship-recipients/.
To learn more about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit www.UofAFoundation.com. To apply for a scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year, visit www.AutomotiveScholarships.com after Oct. 1, 2020.
About the University of the Aftermarket Foundation
Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket work force. The foundation encourages industry support, including donations for the purpose of honoring or memorializing individuals or otherwise recognizing special events, to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry. For more information about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit www.UofAFoundation.com.
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