January 05, 2014

Buick Achievers Scholarship application period opens January 6

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2014 scholarships from January 6, through 5 PM EST on February 28, 2014.

This is the fourth year the Buick Achiever Scholarships will be awarded to
students who excel in the classroom and give back to the community. To be eligible for the program, high school seniors or current undergraduate students must be looking to obtain a college degree in science, technology, engineering, math, also known as STEM, or other eligible fields related to the auto industry.

Created in 2011, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program has awarded US$ 16.5-million to students across the US. This year, the program will award 100 scholarships of up to US$ 25,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, or up to five years for qualified engineering programs.

"The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is helping students across the US pay for and obtain a quality secondary education focused on STEM," said GM Foundation President Vivian Pickard. "Through the program, we are helping to shape the next generation of leaders and innovators for the automotive industry and for other sectors important to the future success of our country."

Students from the United States and Puerto Rico are eligible.


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