July 12, 2017—The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has awarded 127 students with scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year, it was announced by Pete Kornafel, chairman of the foundation's education committee.
“It’s exciting to see that so many young, talented individuals are working very hard to pursue a career in the auto care industry,” Kornafel said. “We are very pleased that the University of the Aftermarket Foundation can assist these students, and others, by helping them with scholarship funds toward their tuition so they can focus on achieving their academic goals.”
Scholarships totaling $188,000 have been awarded to the following students working either to become a mechanical, collision or heavy duty repair professional or who are pursuing a business or engineering degree that will lead to a career in the automotive aftermarket. The recipients attend or will attend a two-year vocational/technical college or a four-year college or university and will each receive a $1,000 - $2,000 award to advance their education.
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