Gates Corporation Scholarship


Gates Corporation funds a number of scholarships each year. 

In 2024, Gates awarded $17,000 in scholarships.  $10,000 were awards to Veterans and $7,000 to other automotive students.

The eligibility criteria are identical to the general UAF scholarship criteria:  Preference is given to students in or entering a full time post-secondary program at an accredited college or university or an ASE/NATEF certified automotive vocational school.  Applicants should be planning a career in the automotive aftermarket.

About Gates Corporation

Gates Corporation is a global diversified industrial company that provides advanced power transmission and fluid transfer solutions by engineering products and services that reduce the total cost of ownership for a wide variety of applications. Our products and services serve customers in five key end market segments: Energy/Exploration/Extraction (Oil & Gas), Infrastructure & Agriculture (Construction), Transportation (Fleet) and Automotive Process & Specialty (Manufacturing).

As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries. For more information, please refer to the Gates website at  

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