For the sixth consecutive year, Garage Gurus, a training and support platform from DRiV, will award up to $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are accepted or currently enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges, and universities or enrolled full-time at a U.S. high school.
Applications are now available for the opportunity to receive one of 12 $2,500 Garage Gurus Automotive Technician Scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. All materials must be submitted by April 30, 2020. Winners will be announced on or about June 1, 2020.
In addition to the application, students are also required to submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members as well as a typed essay or video indicating “Why I Want to Be a Top Technician.” All applications and related materials will be reviewed by Garage Gurus’ team of ASE Master-certified technicians and other team members.
“For us, everything begins with the service technician, so we remain committed to help provide them with the skills, training and knowledge they need to ensure quality repairs,” said Dennis Sheran, director, channel engagement, DRiV. “Through our Garage Gurus platform, we will continue to address the skills gap and technician shortages facing the automotive service industry to make it stronger and more successful.”
Read the full set of rules and eligibility requirements here.