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SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE TO FUND HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE STUDENTS’ PATHS TO AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING CAREERS
10/15/2021  


 For Immediate Release              

SCHOLARSHIPAVAILABLE TO FUND HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE STUDENTS’ PATHS TO AUTOMOTIVEMANUFACTURING CAREERS 

 Current high school and college students interested in pursuingcareers in Alabama’s multi-billion dollar automotive industry have two weeks toapply for a scholarship to use at one of Alabama’s community colleges.  

The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Assocation (AAMA) and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) areproviding scholarships, as well as mentors, to students who want to pursue atechnical education certificate or associate degree in the automotivemanufacturing industry.  The deadline to apply is October 29.  

Funding is available to award $3,600 scholarships to students whoare enrolled in a program at an Alabama community college that is associatedwith automotive manufacturing careers. 

Students who are awarded the scholarship may use the funds fortheir spring, summer, or fall 2022 tuition, books, and fees associated with theapproved program of study.   

Applicants must use the scholarship toward an automotive-related program,including the following: Automotive Manufacturing Technology; AutomotiveManufacturing; Automotive Service Technician; Computer Numerical Control;Engineering Technology; Industrial Electronics Technology; IndustrialMaintenance Technology; Injection Molding; Logistics; Machine Shop/ToolTechnology; Manufacturing Technology; Mechanical Design Technology;Mechatronics; or Welding Technology.  

"This is a wonderful opportunity for students who areinterested in the automotive manufacturing industry," Jeff Lynn, presidentof CACC mentioned. 

"There is a very high demand for skilled labor in theautomotive industry, and we have the programs and courses to train students togo to work making great wages."

 Interested students with at least a 2.5 GPA can learn moreinformation and apply directly through the website, https://dreamitdoitalabama.com/aama/

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Teaming Up. The AAMA and the Alabama Community College System are teaming up to help Alabamians interested in pursuing a technical education certificate or associate degree in preparation for a career related to the automotive manufacturing industry.

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A full submission for the scholarship requires the following: acompleted application; a resume; a maximum 500-word essay on why the studentwants to work in Alabama’s automotive industry; one signed reference letter; anunofficial college or high school transcript; and a headshot photo.    

For additional information please contact BrettPritchard at 256-215-4254 or bpritchard@cacc.edu.



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