STAUNTON, Virginia, July 28, 2020 - Six outstanding students have been recognized with Federated Car Care scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year.
Awarded to the employees or children of Federated Car Care Center members, the Federated Car Care scholarships are funded by Fisher Auto Parts and administered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation in memory of the late Art Fisher, founder of Federated Auto Parts.
"The Federated Car Care scholarship program is our way of showing gratitude for our customers and associates and is a meaningful way to honor the legacy of my father who was a life-long proponent of pursuing and providing educational opportunities," said Bo Fisher, chairman of Fisher Auto Parts. "At Federated, we have a long history of supporting education and training. These scholarships are an example of our commitment to the next generation of industry leaders."
To be considered for the Federated Car Care scholarship program, applicants must meet the criteria outlined in the Federated section of the foundation's Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website and must name Federated in the sponsor section of their completed application. Each submitted application is also considered for all scholarships listed on www.automotivescholarships.com where the qualifications are met. Scholarship applications for the 2021-22 academic year will be accepted beginning late September.
To see a complete list of the scholarships awarded by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit https://uofa-foundation.org/scholarship-recipients/.
About the University of the Aftermarket Foundation
Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket work force. The foundation encourages industry support, including donations for the purpose of honoring or memorializing individuals or otherwise recognizing special events, to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry. The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, visit www.UofAFoundation.com.
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Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced counterpeople who are knowledgeable in today's evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit www.FederatedAutoParts.com.
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