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Over $200,000 in scholarships, grants available to collision students through CREF

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 09:00
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Secondary and post-secondary collision students attending career and technical schools and colleges have the opportunity to apply for the over $200,000 in available scholarships and tool grants available through the Collision Repair Education Foundation and the organization’s industry supporters. The spring 2013 opportunities include:

3M Hire Our Heroes Veteran Scholarships & Tool Grants

Alliance of Automotive Service Providers Massachusetts (AASP-MA) Tool Grants

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Tool Grants

Atlanta I-CAR Committee Scholarship

Caliber Collision Center Scholarship & Tool Grants

CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarships

Chicago Pneumatic Student Tool Grants

Collision Repair Education Foundation Board of Trustees Scholarships

GEICO Scholarship & Tool Grants

I-CAR Northwest Regional Scholarship

Ingersoll Rand Tool Grants

The Lon Baudoux Legacy Scholarships

PPG Automotive Refinish Scholarships

Robert Author Smith Memorial Scholarship

Service King Scholarship & Tool Chest Grants

Van Tuyl Group Scholarship & Tool Grants

Western Michigan Body Shop Association Scholarship & Tool Grants

As an added incentive to apply, the first 500 collision students to complete the application will receive a technician shirt (sponsored by CAPA) and pair of safety glasses (sponsored by LORD Fusor).  

The scholarship and tool grant application is available through the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s web site:, with a deadline of February 13, 2014 to apply. Winners will be selected by members of the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Board of Trustees Selection Committee and notified by mail and phone. For more information, please contact Director of Grant Programs Melissa Marscin at or 888.722.3787, Ext. 282.

The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to securing donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online at:

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