The purpose of this scholarship, which is awarded to marine trades associations, is to offer financial assistance for technical training of marine dealership personnel.
1. The applying marine trade association must show evidence of plans to offer a scholarship for technical training of marine dealership personnel in the year ahead.
2. The applying marine trade association must commit to matching the $1,500 scholarship provided to the association, should they be selected.
3. The applying marine trade association should present to MRAA an outline of the qualifications that will be utilized to determine the recipient of the scholarship.
4. After the scholarship recipient is selected, the marine trade association must submit a report, including a photo and/or video, to the MRAA Educational Foundation detailing which individual won the scholarship and why.
The deadline for the 2017 application submission is September 30th. The announcement of the marine trade association receiving the scholarship will take place at the Marine Dealer Expo & Conference, December 10-13, 2017.
This scholarship was underwritten initially by the OMC Foundation.