Garage Gurus continues its Automotive Technician Scholarship Program

Here is more potential financial aid for aspiring automotive technicians.

Garage Gurus, Tenneco’s DRiV Group training and support platform, said it will again award up to $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are accepted or currently enrolled in schools, colleges and accredited automotive technical universities based in the United States, or fully enrolled. -time in an American high school.

Applications are now available on the Garage Gurus website for the opportunity to receive one of 12 Garage Gurus Automotive Technician Scholarships worth $2,500 for the 2022-2023 school year.

All documents must be submitted by May 31. The winners will be announced on or around July 1, according to a press release.

This year, Garage Gurus is once again partnering with Autel US to 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 two 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 the United States, in the United States on a valid student visa, or possess resident alien status.

All entries and related materials will be reviewed and winners selected by Garage Gurus’ team of ASE Master Certified Technicians, along with other team members.

“We are delighted to once again be able to assist and encourage students interested in pursuing a career in the auto repair industry,” Garage Gurus Director Dennis Sheran said in a press release. “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.”

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 Technical Training Centers operate in 11 U.S. markets, including:

—Atlanta
—Baltimore
-Boston
-Chicago
—Dallas/Fort Worth
—Detroit
—New Hyde Park, New York
—Rancho Dominguez, California.
—South Florida
—St. Louis
—Van Nuys, Calif.

“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 that they continue their journey towards a professional technician.

“We wish them well and are confident that with our tablet in hand, these budding techs will be up for the challenge,” Beimiss continued.

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.

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