Overview of Scholarships and Bursaries

The Automotive Retailers Foundation Inc. (ARFI) governs all scholarships and bursaries awarded through the Foundation. Governance is independent of any outside interest and remains solely in accordance with the Foundation’s articles of incorporation.

The following scholarships and bursaries were awarded in 2022:

Bob Clarke Memorial Scholarship
$2,000 (quantity 1)
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Ed Coates Automotive Red Seal Trade Scholarship:
$5,000 (quantity 1)
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Apprentice Level 2/3 Scholarship:
$2,000 (quantity 2…one for level 2 and one for level 3)
Unavailable for 2022

William (Willie) Freeburn Automotive Glass Trade Scholarship:
$500 (quantity 2)
Unavailable for 2022

EVfriendly Technician Bursary
$2,000 (quantity 1)
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Women’s Automotive Bursary
$2,000 (quantity 1)
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Indigenous People’s Automotive Bursary
$2,000 (quantity 1)
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Motorcycle Technician Bursary
$2,000 (quantity 1)
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Training, Education, & Career Advancement Bursary
$2,000 (quantity 4)
Unavailable for 2022

General Guidelines

  1. The ARFI Board determines the adjudication and awarding of the scholarships and bursaries.
  2. General guidelines for the awards are based on the language approved within the AFRI’s articles of incorporation.
  3. Children and/or dependents of board members are not eligible to apply.
  4. Each individual may only receive a maximum of one award per year (ARFI Board reserves the right to award beyond this).
  5. Award recipients may be requested for a brief interview that may be recorded and published.

Please refer to the individual award guidelines for the specific details and criteria.

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