The MRAA Educational Foundation has renewed its partnered with the American Boat & Yacht Council to offer two technical scholarship programs, for which they are seeking applications.
The Basic Scholarship provides the recipient complimentary access to ABYC’s Introduction to Basic Marine Electric & Corrosion Protection, a four-day course that provides the newcomer to marine electrics with the information to get started in this area of marine service. It is valued at $985. Click here to apply.
The Advanced Scholarship grants the recipient the ability to gain complimentary access to one of ABYC’s Marine Certifications, which include Marine Systems, Marine Electrical, Marine Corrosion, ABYC Standards, Marine Diesel Engines, Marine Gasoline Engines, Marine Composites and Marine A/C-Refrigeration Certification. These are also four-day courses, valued at up to $1,170 each. Click here to apply.
Whether you’re just getting started in marine service or you’re an experienced technician, ABYC training and certification can help you take your career and your dealership to the next level. With the new skills you’ll take away from these courses, you’ll be able to improve your service department’s customer satisfaction, profitability and professionalism.
The ABYC Scholarships were founded to offer financial assistance for technical training and certification of dealership personnel.
Employees of MRAA Retail Members are eligible to apply for the ABYC Basic and Advanced Scholarships. The 2016 recipients will be announced at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, Orlando, Fla., Dec. 5–8, 2016.