Deadline to apply for Michelin/TIA college scholarships is Feb. 6

Jan. 1, 2020
Applications are now being accepted to obtain a 2012 Michelin/Tire Industry Association (TIA) Scholarship.
Applications are now being accepted to obtain a 2012 Michelin/Tire Industry Association (TIA) Scholarship.

The scholarship program is open to part-time employees and the dependent children of full- time employees of TIA member tire dealers.

A total of $5,000 will be awarded to each of three recipients. The applicants are evaluated on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community leadership qualities.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 6.

Interested students can find information and register online by visiting the Tire Industry Association’s Facebook page or by calling 864- 268-3363.

Michelin’s Thomas Brown had the honor of recognizing the 2011 tire industry’s most promising high school students at last month’s TIA annual meeting in Las Vegas.

Taylor Allen of Granite City, Ill. plans on attending the University of Missouri in the fall, where she hopes to pursue a career in nursing; Aaron Baldwin of Amarillo, Texas will be studying at Austin College, where he hopes to pursue a career in business management/administration; Vivian McBride of Beach Park, Ill. will be majoring in psychology at Vanderbilt University.

Michelin has awarded more than $300,000 worth of scholarships since the program was established in 1995.

For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org.

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