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American Rental Association Foundation awards scholarships to 27 students
Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On May 2, 2011 @ 1:34 pm In Manufacturers News | No Comments
The American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation scholarship committee selected 27 students to receive scholarships for the 2011/2012 academic year. There were 21 Foundation scholarships awarded, as well as 16 scholarships for the ARA Foundation’s affiliate programs.
Many students received multiple scholarships, which range from $500 to $3,000. The scholarships are awarded to students pursuing an education related to the equipment rental industry at technical/vocational schools, community colleges, undergraduate colleges and graduate schools.
Richard Kevin Saunders of Sully’s Tool and Party Rental, Akron, Ohio, received the Leonard Hawk Founders Scholarship, the Foundation’s top scholarship worth $3,000. He also received a $750 ARA of Ohio scholarship, giving him a total of $3,750 in scholarship funds.
Recipients of the ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarships of $2,000 each are the following:
Those receiving the Foundation technical/vocational scholarships of $1,000 each are the following:
The recipient of a $2,000 ARA Foundation graduate scholarship is:
The Foundation also administers scholarships for affiliated rental organizations. The affiliate scholarship recipients include:
ARA Insurance Scholarship – $2,500
Ron Marshall Scholarships, awarded by ARA Region Two – $500 each
Dorothy Wellnitz Scholarship – Canadian Rental Association – US$1,000
Doug Mitchell Scholarship – Canadian Rental Association – US$1,000
ARA of North Carolina – $1,000
ARA of Ohio – $750 each
ARA of Michigan – $500 each
Texas Rental Association – $1,000 each
ARA Foundation awards scholarships to 27 students
The scholarships – selected during an anonymous screening of applications – are awarded based on academic success, leadership, rental industry involvement, written essays on rental-related questions and references. Applicants must be associated with the equipment rental industry as an owner, manager or employee of a rental operation or a manufacturer/supplier of rental equipment, or the family member of an owner, manager or employee.
Applications for the 2012/2013 ARA Foundation scholarships will be available in the fall. More information on the scholarship program is online at www.ARAfoundation.com .
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