Applications are now being accepted for the annual Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Scholarship. High school and college students from the United States and Canada who wish to pursue a career in the automotive aftermarket can submit applications until March 31 in visiting the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.AutomotiveScholarships.com.
“We are delighted to offer the Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Scholarship to a deserving student to help pave the way for a fulfilling career in servicing or supplying parts for vehicle maintenance and repair,” said said Nick DiVerde, Senior Director of Marketing, Mitchell 1. “The scholarship will help students pay for their tuition so they can learn the skills they need to succeed in this rewarding field.
The winning student will receive a $2,500 scholarship, a check for $500, round-trip airfare and accommodation for the winner and a guest to attend the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference to be held August 7-11 at the Cincinnati Marriott RiverCenter. in Covington, Kentucky.
To be eligible, scholarship applicants must be a current student majoring in automotive technology/automotive shop repair courses and meet the following criteria:
- Appointment by his NACAT instructor
- Minimum overall average of 3.0
- Plan to attend an accredited college or university, or are already enrolled in an accredited college or university
- A US or Canadian citizen
By completing a single application in linestudents will be considered for several scholarships for which they are eligible, including the Mitchell 1 Scholarship. The simplified website allows applicants to view details of all available scholarships and continue to update their application until March 31 deadline.