Retail

Time to apply for Michelin/TIA Scholarship

Order Reprints

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is accepting applications for the 2015/2016 Michelin/TIA Scholarship from now to Jan. 21, 2015.

TIA says eligible applicants must meet three requirements:

1. Must be a high school senior planning to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school;

2. Must be either a part-time employee or dependent child of a full-time employee of a TIA member tire dealer. Employees must be employed by the firm at the time of application; Michelin North America, Inc. employees and dependent children are not eligible.

3. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale through spring 2014 semester.

Applicants must submit the requested information via the website  or by mail no later than Jan. 21, 2015.

The Michelin/TIA scholarship has been awarded every year since 2000. Since inception, more than $250,000 has been awarded to 46 recipients who have gone on to attend accredited two-year, four-year, technical or vocational schools.

Once awarded, the recipients may renew the scholarship for up to three more years.

Related Articles

TIA Offers Training for Retail Store Leaders

Five New Members to Join TIA Board

TIA Takes Global Tire Expo Online

You must login or register in order to post a comment.