Applications are now being accepted for the annual Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Scholarship, which supports individuals who wish to pursue a career in the auto repair industry, according to a news release.
High school seniors and college students in the U.S. and Canada can apply for the scholarship through March 31 by visiting the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website.
The recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship, a check for $500, and roundtrip airfare and accommodations for the winner and a guest to attend the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference to be held from July 22-25, 2024, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
To be eligible, scholarship applicants must be current students majoring in automotive technology/auto shop repair coursework and meet the following criteria:
- Nomination from their NACAT instructor
- Minimum overall 3.0-grade point average
- Planning to attend an accredited college or university, or already enrolled in an accredited college or university
- A U.S. or Canadian citizen
By completing a single application online, students will be considered for multiple scholarships for which they are eligible, including the Mitchell 1 scholarship. The streamlined website allows applicants to view the details of all available scholarships and continue to update their application until the March 31 deadline.