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Scholarship Program

The future growth and success of the automotive aftermarket industry depends on attracting and educating a new generation of global-thinking young professionals and qualified personnel. AAIA supports and actively participates in scholarship activities.

AAIA Scholarships
AAIA’s scholarships are managed through the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and funded through AAIA programs such as the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS). AAIA scholarships are for high school graduates and college students.
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Additional Scholarship Resources
In addition to AAIA scholarships, these organizations also sponsor aftermarket scholarships:

AMI Memorial Scholarships
AMI BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship
AMI Emil Stanley Merit Award To Pay for NACE Trip
AMI Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship
APSAIL's Ralph Silverman Memorial Foundation Trust
Automotive Aftermarket Association of the Carolinas and Tennessee, Inc. Educational Trust
Women's Board Northwood University Annual Scholarship
GAAS Scholarship
The MAPA Educational Development Scholarship Fund
Sloan Northwood University Heavy-Duty Scholarship
Florida Automotive Industry Scholarship

SEMA Memorial Scholarships

AAIA & GAAS scholarships are available for high school graduates and college students.

In addition, Northwood University is now offering a $1,500 renewable scholarship under the Northwood Aftermarket Industry Scholarship program to benefit the sons and daughters of employees and owners of businesses who are members of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association. For more information call 800-457-7878.