May 5, 2020—Icahn Automotive announced it will award $30,000 worth of scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year, according to a press release.
Icahn Automotive, which owns and operates providers Pep Boys, AAMCO, Precision Tune Auto Care, and RPM Automotive, will give out 12 scholarship worth $2,500 each to qualified students studying to become professional automotive technicians.
This second-annual scholarship program is part of Icahn Automotive’s “Race to 2026” initiative that aims to increase the number of trained technicians and help fill an industry-wide talent gap projected to grow to 46,000 over the next six years.
The scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive technician degree or certification through a full- or part-time high school, college, or trade school program. Applications will be accepted from now until June 5, and recipients will be announced in late June.