TechForce Contributes to University of the Aftermarket

New TechForce Foundation Scholarship Available Through University of the Aftermarket Foundation

 Bethesda, MD – March 10, 2017 – The TechForce Foundation will award a new $2,500 scholarship to a high school graduate planning to attend an ASE/NATEF post-secondary school. The scholarship will be administered through the University of the Aftermarket Foundation scholarship central program.

“The TechForce Foundation seeks to help students train for careers in the automotive aftermarket and that goal aligns perfectly with the mission of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation,” said Pete Kornafel, MAAP, a trustee of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. “We want to thank TechForce for its generous scholarship offering and welcome them to our organization.”

To be eligible for the TechForce Foundation scholarship, an applicant must be a 2017 high school graduate, planning a career in the automotive aftermarket as an automotive, collision or heavy duty service technician, and must have at least a 3.0 high school grade point average. Because the award is issued directly to the school, the scholarship recipient must also provide post-secondary enrollment confirmation.

To apply for the new TechForce Foundation scholarship by the March 31, 2017 deadline, visit

For more information about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, or to make a donation, call (816) 584-0511. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

About TechForce Foundation: TechForce Foundation encourages and supports students to and through their technical education, and into careers in the automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, marine, NASCAR and other transportation industries through scholarships, grants, career development and other special programs. For more information, visit

About the University of the Aftermarket Foundation

Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket work force. The foundation encourages industry support, including donations for the purpose of honoring or memorializing individuals or otherwise recognizing special events, to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry. To learn more about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit or contact Barbara Cunningham at or 816-584-0511.

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