The Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization, whose purpose is to promote education through the awarding of scholarships annually to students on the basis of academic achievement.
Who is eligible?
In 2014, $46,000 was awarded for the post-high school educational pursuits of ARA members' employees' children. Donations and fund raising events derive money for the foundation.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2016-17
The ARA Scholarship Foundation wishes to thank all of its donors this past year. Your generosity assist in providing students with funds to further their post-high school education. A list of this past year’s recipients will appear in the January/February issue of Automotive Recycling. If one of your employees has a child who would like to apply, download the application below or request an application by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requirements for first-time applicants:
1. Be enrolled as a high school senior, and/or plan to continue or pursue a full-time post high school program in a college, university, or school providing trade, business or technical programs.
2. First-time applicants must have achieved at least a 3.0 grade point average, or the equivalent, in their previous educational program. Renewal applicants must have achieved at least a 2.75 grade point average, or the equivalent, in their previous educational program.
3. A parent must be a current employee of a Licensed Direct/Branch Recycler Member of ARA with a hire date at least one year prior to March 15 of the application year.
Questions about the application and selection process may be directed to the ARA Scholarship Advisor:
ARA SCHOLARSHIP ADVISOR
The Automotive Recyclers Association maintains this foundation for the benefit of members and the industry. For more information, contact ARA Headquarters at (571) 208-0428.