Michelin/TIA Scholarship Application Period is Open

Bowie, Md. – Michelin and the Tire Industry Association (TIA) are pleased to announce that the application period for the 2016/2017 Michelin/TIA Scholarship is now open.

The eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Applicants must be part-tome or the dependent of full-time employees of TIA member tire dealers. Dependent children include natural children, adopted children, legal wards, or resident stepchildren. The employee must be employed by the firm at the time of application. Michelin North America, Inc. employees and dependent children are not eligible.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 

Applicants must submit the requested information via the website or by mail. All additional items must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Dec. 31, 2015.

The Michelin/TIA scholarship has been awarded every year since 2000. Since inception, more than $250,000 has been awarded to 52 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.

About TIA:

The Tire Industry Association, with a 90 year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372.

About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,750 and operates 20 major manufacturing plants.