The PPG Foundation has provided $20,000 in funding for the Collision Repair Education Foundation that will be awarded to students who have demonstrated a career interest in automotive collision repair and refinish.
The $5,000 scholarships are awarded annually to full-time students attending a postsecondary school with a focus on degree programs in collision repair. The funds may be used to assist the students with educational expenses as tuition, books, tools, and equipment.
Scholarship award winners will be announced later this spring.
“PPG proudly supports the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s effort to promote careers in the collision industry and assist future professionals as they train for a career,” said Domenic Brusco, PPG automotive senior manager, MVP Business Solutions and industry relations. “It is more important than ever to showcase the industry as a rewarding career option for students and, through these scholarships, we can help remove some of the financial barriers they face during their technical education.”
Industry members interested in working with the Collision Repair Education Foundation in supporting secondary and postsecondary collision repair students, instructors and their school programs can contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at (847) 463-5244 or [email protected].