Mitchell 1 collaborates with Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium on Industry Scholarships

Jan. 1, 2020
The Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Mitchell 1 will be collaborating in creating an online scholarship resource for students planning to pursue careers in the automotive aftermarket.
The Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Mitchell 1 will be collaborating in creating an online scholarship resource for students planning to pursue careers in the automotive aftermarket.

Applicants at the automotive scholarships Web site, www.AutomotiveScholarships.com, will now be placed in consideration for a Mitchell 1 award to be presented in 2012.The winning student receives 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.

“We are pleased to be partnering with GAAS on this important industry endeavor. We hope our scholarship will provide much needed assistance to students planning automotive aftermarket careers,” said Karen Wagner, senior marketing manager, Mitchell 1.

“We are very proud to have Mitchell 1 join the GAAS scholarship program in creating this valuable resource for students, and promoting this investment in our industry’s future,” said Pete Kornafel, chairman of the GAAS Scholarship Selection Committee.

Complete Mitchell 1 Scholarship Program details can be found at www.AutomotiveScholarships.com/Mitchell1.

In addition to Mitchell 1, GAAS collaborates with these state associations and other automotive groups:

  • Automotive Aftermarket Association of the Carolinas and Tennessee (AAACT)
  • Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS)
  • Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS)
  • Automotive Parts & Services Association (APSA)
  • Automotive Parts and Service Association of Illinois (APSA of IL)
  • Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN)
  • California/Nevada/Arizona Automotive Wholesalers' Association (CAWA)
  • Kentucky / Indiana Automotive Wholesalers Association (KIAWA)
  • Michigan Automotive Parts Association (MAPA)
  • New York State Automotive Aftermarket Association (NYSAAA)
  • Ohio Valley Automotive Aftermarket Association (OVAAA)
  • Wisconsin Automotive Part Association (WAPA)
And, these foundations and organizations collaborate with GAAS to award scholarships:
  • Communication Council
  • Breslow Foundation
  • Michael Busch Memorial Fund
  • Gates Corporation
  • Leadership Development Network
  • Larry McCurdy Memorial Fund
  • Multi Parts Supply
  • R L Polk
  • Standard Motor Products
  • Women’s Car Care Council (WB)
GAAS recently presented 99 U.S. and will award 8 Canadian scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year. In its 16- year history, the fund has presented more than $1.5 million in awards to more than 1,500 students.

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