Automotive Parts and Service Association of Illinois Scholarship

APSA of IL is the regional automotive aftermarket association for Illinois. If you are a resident of Illinois, meet the additional qualifications below, and submit a complete application, you will be considered by APSA of IL for this scholarship:

APSA of Illinois Scholarship Program

The APSA of Illinois Scholarship Program was created to promote quality and high standards through education within the automotive aftermarket industry.

To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Obtain a written sponsorship from an APSA of IL member; (If you are not familiar with an APSA of Illinois member in your area, please contact us at 1-800-236-6332)
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate.
  • Be pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket industry.
  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a curriculum leading to a degree in an accredited college or university.
  • Be a legal resident of Illinois.
  • Provide a photo for APSA of Illinois use in publications. 

The APSA of Illinois Scholarship Program awards up to six $500 scholarships each academic year. Recipients may re-apply each academic year for up to four 4 years.

APSA of Illinois awarded 12 scholarships in 2024. They plan to award up to 10 scholarships in 2025.

Contact Information:

Gary Manke
APSA of Illinois
4600 American Parkway Suite 206
Madison, WI 53718-8337
(217) 786-2850

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Thinking about an automotive aftermarket career? Good choice! Servicing or supplying parts for vehicle maintenance and repair can be a rewarding career. An automotive scholarship can help pave the way.

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