The Tire Industry Association announced that the application period for the 2017-18 Michelin/TIA Scholarship is now open.
The eligibility requirements are as follows:
• Applicants must be part-time employees or the dependent children of full-time employees of TIA member tire dealers. Dependent children include natural children, adopted children, legal wards, or resident stepchildren. The employee must be employed by the firm at the time of application. Michelin North America employees and dependent children are not eligible.
• Applicants must be high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school.
• Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
The deadline for receipt of the online portion of the application and additional required materials is Dec. 31, 2016. For more information and to apply, visit scholarshipprograms.org/mtia.
Since the scholarship’s inception in 2000, more than $256,000 has been awarded to 55 recipients who have gone on to attend accredited two-year, four-year, technical or vocational schools. Once awarded, the recipients may renew the scholarship for up to three more years.