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.

COVID-19 UPDATE
April 15, 2021 – Due to ongoing disruptions to our fundraising activities and school programs, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ARFI is offering a modified slate of scholarships and bursaries in 2021. Two of our legacy scholarships will be offered, and we are introducing four new bursaries. Details below.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 30, 2021.

The following will be offered in 2021:

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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Electric Vehicle Specialist 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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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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