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AMI Offering Scholarships to Attend NACE, CARS

The Automotive Management Institute (AMI) is accepting applications from Automotive Service Association (ASA) Collision Division and Mechanical Division members to attend the NACE and CARS events in Las Vegas, Oct. 10-13.

To request a scholarship application, call AMI at (800) 272-7467, ext. 241, or fill out a scholarship application online at www.amionline.org. Applications must be received on or before Aug. 13, 2010. The scholarship recipients will be notified by AMI on or before Sept. 13, 2010.

Collision Division – Emil Stanley Merit Award

The Emil Stanley Merit Award is awarded annually to an individual who works in an ASA Collision Division member-business and who displays a desire to improve his or her business skills through management education.

The award recipient will receive $1,000 toward expenses to attend the NACE 2010. NACE is sponsored by ASA and offers a comprehensive lineup of AMI, industry and technical seminars for collision repairers, a trade show and the opportunity to network with other automotive service professionals.

To be eligible for the award, the following requirements must be met: applicants must work in the collision repair industry; must demonstrate an interest in self-improvement through management education; must own or work for a business that is an ASA member in good standing; and, if the applicant is not the business owner, must be recommended by the business owner.

The 2010 award marks the 20th year in which AMI and ASA have honored Emil Stanley with this commemorative management-oriented scholarship.

AMI Trustees and their employees, and the Emil Stanley Scholarship Selection Committee and their employees, are not eligible to apply.

Mechanical Division – Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship

AMI’s resource development effort, EXCEL, in conjunction with Babcox Publications, established the Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded to an ASA Mechanical Division member who strives to be, or is presently working, in a management capacity.

The scholarship will be applied toward the recipient’s expenses to attend CARS 2010. CARS is sponsored by ASA and offers an educational lineup of AMI seminars, technical courses and industry sessions, a trade show and the opportunity to network with other automotive service professionals.

To be eligible for the award, the following requirements must be met: applicants must work in the mechanical repair industry; must demonstrate an interest in self-improvement through management education; must own or work for a business that is an ASA member in good standing; and, if the applicant is not the business owner, must be recommended by the business owner.

AMI Trustees and their employees, and the Babcox Scholarship Selection Committee and their employees, are not eligible to apply.


More information:

• To request a scholarship application, call AMI at (800) 272-7467, ext. 241, or fill out a scholarship application online at www.amionline.org. Applications must be received by AMI on or before Aug. 13, 2010. The scholarship recipient will be notified by AMI on or before Sept. 13, 2010.

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