For the sixth consecutive year, Garage Gurus, the industry-leading 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 2020-21 school year, at www.garagegurus.tech.
All materials must be submitted by April 30; winners will be announced on or about June 1.
In addition to the application, students are also required to submit two 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."
Offering onsite, online and on-demand instruction, Garage Gurus is a first-of-its-kind national training platform designed to help frontline automotive service professionals keep pace with the latest vehicle technologies.
State-of-the-art Garage Gurus technical education centers are operational in 12 U.S. markets---Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Houston; New Hyde Park, NY; Rancho Dominguez, CA.; South Florida; St. Louis; Suburban Detroit; and Van Nuys, CA.
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