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Alabama Residents can Apply for Community College programs in Automotive Manufacturing – Elmore-Autauga News

FROM BRETT PRICHARD

CENTRAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announced the availability of 30 scholarships for residents in Alabama who want to pursue a technical education certificate or associate degree in programs related to the automotive manufacturing industry.

Funding is available to award a total of $30,800 scholarships to students who are enrolled in a program at an Alabama community college that is associated with automotive manufacturing careers. Interested students with at least a 2.5 GPA can learn more information and apply directly through the website, www.dreamitdoitalabama.com/aama/

The deadline to apply is March 31.

“We are very fortunate here at CACC to support workforce programs for the automotive industry, and we encourage anyone interested to apply.” Michael Barnette, Dean of Workforce at CACC stated.

“The automotive industry is a major part of the economic growth in the state of Alabama, and we have numerous industry specific companies in our service area. This is an opportunity for our students who are great enrolled or planning to enroll in these programmes.

Students who are awarded the scholarship may use the funds for their summer or fall 2022 tuition, books, and fees associated with the approved program of study. A full submission for the scholarship requires the following: a completed application; a resume; a maximum 500-word essay on why the student wants to work in Alabama’s automotive industry; one signed reference letter; an unofficial college or high school transcript; and a headshot photo.

Programs at CACC in which applicants can use the scholarship include the following: Automotive Manufacturing Technology; Automotive Manufacturing; Computer Numerical Control; Engineering Technology; Industrial Electronics Technology; Industrial Maintenance Technology; Injection Molding; Logistics; Machine Shop/Tool Technology; Manufacturing Technology; Mechatronics; or Welding Technology.

For further information please contact Brett Prittchard at 256-215-4254 or bpritchard@cacc.edu

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