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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Multi Parts Supply (MPS®) will provide one $2,500 scholarship per year for the next four years, for a total of $10,000 in scholarship funds.

“We are pleased to be partnering with GAAS on this important industry endeavor. We hope our scholarship will provide much needed assistance to students planning automotive aftermarket careers,” said Ira Davis, vice president, supply chain management and marketing of MPS®. Multi Parts Supply is a multinational auto parts supplier and supply chain management organization to the co-manufacturer market.

“We are very proud to have Multi Parts Supply as another collaborating organization. Their contribution further enhances the value offered by the GAAS scholarship program as a ‘one stop shop’ for automotive scholarships,” said Pete Kornafel, chairman of the GAAS Scholarship Selection Committee.

In order to qualify for the scholarship an applicant must be:

Enrolled in a full-time, 4 year college-level program such as engineering, manufacturing, marketing and business.
Graduate programs do not qualify.
Planning a career in the Automotive Aftermarket
Focused in one or more of the following disciplines: manufacturing, marketing, project management, supply chain management, customer relations, IT, finance, logistics and general management. Special consideration will be given to students seeking a career in international business.
Qualified applicants may have the opportunity for an internship with MPS, and potentially, a full time position.
Applicants at the automotive scholarships’ Web site,, who meet the criteria, will now be placed in consideration for one $2,500 MPS® International Aftermarket Scholarship Fund award to be presented in 2011.