BOWIE, Md.–Thousands of dollars in college scholarships are available to high school seniors through Michelin North America Inc. and the Tire Industry Association.
Interested students have until Feb. 1 to apply for one of three Michelin/TIA scholarships, including one $3,000 annual scholarship and two $1,625 annual scholarships. Each scholarship is renewable for three additional years.
Applicants must be either part-time employees or dependent children of full-time employees at TIA membership tire dealerships. Eligible applicants include biological children, adopted children, resident stepchildren and legal wards.
Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale through the fall 2020 term. Winners must be enrolled full-time each semester and the scholarships are renewable for three years or until a degree is obtained. Winners must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive renewals.
Interested persons can go to scholarshipprograms.org/mtia to apply. Additional materials required for the application must be mailed in one envelope to: Michelin TIA Scholarship, P.O. Box 1465, Taylors, S.C. 29687.
The scholarship has been awarded each year since 2000, and more than $500,000 has been awarded to 69 recipients over time.
Contact Elisabeth Pate at 864-268-3363 regarding application status.