By CRM Staff
Toronto, Ontario — February 12, 2019 –The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) announced the recipients of the 2018 Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship last week.
The program, which was established by members of the AIA, provides financial assistance to deserving students pursuing further education in the automotive field.
The primary goals of the scholarship awards are to promote professionalism within the automotive aftermarket, create awareness of the aftermarket industry and attract new people to the industry, and advance the state of knowledge within the industry.
In order to be eligible for the awards, applicants must be enrolled in an automotive industry related program or curriculum at a Canadian college or university. Students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice, or in the fields of autobody, hard parts, heavy duty, or motive power, are also eligible to be awarded an Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship.
The winners of the 2018 scholarships were: Jordan Portelance – Georgian College, France-Line Cormier – CCNB – Bathurst, Olivier Kengnie – CCNB – Bathurst, Eric James Elvidge – Georgian College, Jessica Cowan – Georgian College, Joseph Atherley – Centennial College, and Andrew Faul – University of British Columbia.
A minimum of five students each year are selected for the scholarships from automotive programs in the following areas: Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, and Western Canada. One scholarship will also automatically be guaranteed to a student pursuing studies at the Canadian automotive Institute of Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario.
For more information on the Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship, visit aiacanada.com.