Applications Sought for MRAA Technical Scholarships
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Posted by: Lindsey Johnson
The MRAA Educational Foundation is currently seeking applications from
educational institutions for its 2014 MRAA Technical Scholarships. The
Technical Scholarships provide a $3,000 scholarship to technical schools to
assist well-deserving students who are studying recreational marine
The MRAA Technical Scholarship Fund was created to offer financial
assistance for technical training of marine dealership personnel and was
initially underwritten by the OMC Foundation.
"The marine industry’s growth will be stifled without an influx of skilled
technicians to rig and repair boats,” says Liz Walz, executive director of the
MRAA Educational Foundation. "These scholarships are specifically designed to
address this problem by supporting the education of prospective marine
Any educational institution that provides recreational marine industry
technical training is eligible to apply for the MRAA Technical Scholarships. The
2014 recipients will be announced at the upcoming Marine Dealer Conference &
Expo, taking place Nov. 16-19 in Orlando, Fla.
For more information and to apply, click here to visit the MRAA
Technical Scholarships web page. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, Oct.
For more information, contact Liz Walz at 315-692-4533 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of its mission to create a strong and healthy boating
industry, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is committed to
offering training, education and professional development opportunities to its
members and the entire marine dealer community. In 2004, the association
launched the MRAA Educational Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3
corporation, to provide financial support for education, training and
professional development in the recreational marine trades. For more
information, visit www.MRAA.com and select
Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
At the Marine Retailers Association of
the Americas, we believe that for the marine industry to thrive, the companies
that interact with the boater in their community must thrive. Those businesses
determine the boater’s experience and are the leading factor in the industry’s
success. The MRAA works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by
uniting those businesses, providing them with opportunities for improvement and
growth, and representing them with a powerful voice. For more
information, visit www.MRAA.com.