Garage Gurus® Announces Continuation of Automotive Technician Scholarship Program for 2022
For the eighth consecutive year, 12 scholarships offered to students for the 2022-2023 school year
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Garage Gurus®Tenneco’s DRiV Group industry-leading training and support platform, will again award up to $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are accepted or currently enrolled in accredited automotive technical schools, colleges and universities based in the United States, or enrolled full-time in a United States high school. Applications are now available on the Garage Gurus website for the opportunity to receive one of 12 $2,500 Garage Gurus Automotive Technician Scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year. All documents must be submitted by May 31, 2022; winners will be announced on or about July 1, 2022. This year, Garage Gurus is once again partnering with Autel US to also provide the 12 winners with an Autel MaxiSYS MS906TS diagnostic tablet. This premium tool offers TPMS, maintenance services, diagnostic reports, ADAS module identifications and FCA Secure Gateway Access.
Along with the application, students are also required to submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members along with a typed essay or video introducing themselves and stating “Why I want to be a top tech”. (Applicants must be legal residents of United Statesin United States on a valid student visa, or possess resident alien status.) All applications and related materials will be reviewed and winners selected by Garage Gurus’ team of ASE Master Certified Technicians, along with other members of the team.
“We are delighted to once again be able to help and encourage students interested in pursuing a career in the automotive repair industry,” said Denis Sheran, Director, Garage Gurus. “Each year we see the impact that technician shortages have on the automotive aftermarket industry and as such, Garage Gurus remains committed to helping address skills gaps and technician shortages. through our comprehensive training courses and this scholarship program.”
“We are proud to be a sponsor of the Garage Gurus Scholarship Program 2022-2023 and its ongoing efforts to encourage and support the next generation of technicians,” said Daniel Beimiss, Chief Marketing Officer of Autel. “The MaxiSYS MS906TS has been one of Autel’s most popular tablets since its release, and since many of our users refer to the MS906TS as their tool of choice, it seemed only natural that these fellows would have one as May they continue their journey to becoming a professional technician. We wish them the best of luck and are confident that with our tablet in hand, these budding technicians will be up for the challenge.
Offering on-site, online and on-demand courses, Garage Gurus is a national training platform designed to help frontline automotive service professionals keep pace with the latest automotive technologies. Garage Gurus’ state-of-the-art technical training centers operate in 11 U.S. markets – Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; New Hyde Park, New York; Rancho Dominguez, California.; South Florida; Saint Louis; suburban Detroit; and Van Nuys, Calif.
To learn more about the Automotive Technician Scholarship Program, to apply, and to read the full set of rules and eligibility requirements, visit www.garagegurus.tech.
Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with 2021 sales of $18 billion and approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 locations worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco advances global mobility by providing technology solutions for diverse global markets, including light vehicles, commercial trucks, all-terrain vehicles , industry, motorsport and the aftermarket.
To visit www.tenneco.com to learn more.
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