LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 21, 2008) In an initiative to demonstrate its commitment to young adults who share a passion for cars and vehicle care, Valvoline has announced a scholarship program to aid students in pursuit
of an automotive technical career.
Known as the Valvoline Automotive Technical Scholarship, the program will award five $1,000 scholarships along with a $10,000 grand prize scholarship.
The scholarship program is being offered to youth between the ages of 16 and 25 who are planning to attend an accredited technical institution or vocation technical institution.
Students can register for the scholarship on www.valvoline.com/pages/prizezone.
Scholarship entries will be ccepted beginning on May 7, 2008, with a deadline for entry of Dec. 1, 2008.
Drawings will be conducted monthly from July 15, 2008, through Nov. 15, 2008. The $10,000 grand prize scholarship winner will be selected on or bout Dec. 15, 2008.
The scholarship prizes are not related to financial need and will be rovided directly to the qualified institution as approved by Valvoline or use by the winners.
"Valvoline has always supported do-it-yourselfers in taking better care of their engines," said John Stotz, Director of Brand Management for Valvoline. "The Valvoline Automotive Technical Scholarship program
demonstrates Valvoline’s commitment to young adults who have a passion for cars and vehicle care and want help in pursing an automotive technical education."