SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

BRIEF

THE URG SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION WAS FOUNDED IN 2014, IN HONOR OF INDIVIDUALS WHO GIVE THEIR TALENT, TIME AND VERY OFTEN THEIR OWN FINANCES TO ENSURE THE GROWTH AND SUCCESS OF THE AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING INDUSTRY.

THE FOUNDATION IS DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLERS IN THEIR PURSUIT OF HIGHER LEARNING, SUPERIOR SERVICE AND EXCEPTIONAL PRODUCTS TO THE REPAIR INDUSTRY.

EACH YEAR THE FOUNDATION OFFERS SUBSTANTIAL FINANCIAL SCHOLARSHIPS TO AUTO RECYCLING EMPLOYEES AND THE CHILDREN OF EMPLOYEES THAT ARE ATTENDING 4 YEAR AND TECHNICAL/TRADE SCHOOLS TO ASSIST WITH THEIR EDUCATION. 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT
REQUIREMENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE
TRADE / TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

APPLICATIONS

Applications will be made available each January for the following fall semester and award winners are announced at the URG Annual Training Conference.
Note: owners, their relatives, and those owning over $100,000 of stock in the employing yard are not eligible.

2022 SCHOLARSHIP WINNER VIDEOS

2022 AWARD RECIPIENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE

CLAIRE CHUMBLEY

1st PLACE

AAA Auto Parts Daughter of David & Keri Chumbley

BLAKE RENTZ

2nd PLACE

Mullins Auto Parts
Son of Craig & Karen Rentz

KENNEDY MATUSCHKA

3rd PLACE

Rhine Auto Inc.
Daughter of Sherry Matuschka

ALAYNA McKAY

4th PLACE

Patterson's Auto Wrecking
Daughter of Jarrod McKay

ABIGAIL STEINBECK

5th PLACE

Stoystown Auto Daughter of Jim & Cheryl Steinbeck

HAILEY PIEPER

6th PLACE

Nordstrom's Automotive Inc.
Daughter of Scot Pieper

BRILEY BLACKMON

7th PLACE

Grimes Truck & Auto
Daughter of Nicole Blackmon

HOLLIS MANTLE

8th PLACE

Mr. R’s Auto Salvage Daughter of Alex & Marjorie Mantle

CLAIRE STACK

9th PLACE

City Auto Wreckers Daughter of Gene & Christina Stack

MAURA LILES

10th PLACE

Butler Auto Recycling
Daughter of Lance Liles

AUDREY DEAN

11th PLACE

JC Auto & Truck Parts
Daughter of James Brian Dean

TRADE / TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

WYATT ROPAL

1st PLACE

Sharp Auto Parts Son of Daniel Ropal

DONATIONS

Make a tax-deductible donation to the URG Scholarship Program:
  • Mail a check made out to URG Scholarship Foundation to the URG offices at
    5353 Williams Drive, Suite 105, Georgetown TX 78633.

  • Donate online by clicking the EVO|B2B button, and add “URG Scholarship Donation” in the invoice field. 

  • Setup to automatically donate whenever you shop online using the three links provided below.

All donations will receive
a receipt for tax purposes.

ONGOING GIFT

BECOME AN AMBASSADOR!

Make your giving easy and predictable for you and sustainable for us. Sign up for a recurring $11/mo contribution to the URG Scholarship Foundation to support and sponsor the next generation. AND your generosity will be acknowledged at the URG Annual Training Conference each year. 

2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE

ABIGAIL STEINBECK

$5,500

Stoystown Auto Daughter of Jim & Cheryl Steinbeck

JACOB STEINBECK

$5,000

Stoystown Auto
Son of Jim & Cheryl Steinbeck

LAUREN CLARK

$4,500

Jerry Brown’s Auto Parts
Daughter of Frederick & Constance Clark

BLAKE RENTZ

$4,000

Mullins Auto Parts
Son of Craig & Karen Rentz

HOLLIS MANTLE

$3,500

Mr. R’s Auto Salvage Daughter of Alex & Marjorie Mantle

CLAIRE STACK

$2,750

City Auto Wreckers Daughter of Gene & Christina Stack

CLAIRE CHUMBLEY

$2,000

AAA Auto Parts Daughter of David & Keri Chumbley

KENNEDY MATUSCHKA

$1,250

Rhine Auto
Daughter of John & Sherry Matuschka

ALEXANDRA SHUBERT

$1,000

Don's Automotive Daughter of Kelly & Scott Shubert

EMMA SEWELL

$500

Arizona Auto & Truck Daughter of Russell & Ann Sewell

TRADE / TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

SAMMY COZADD

$4,000

Midway Auto Parts Daughter of Jerry & Gert Cozadd

CURTIS COURNEYA

$3,000

Hotch’s Auto Parts
Son of James Courneya & Terri-Lynn Sennet

ALECIA WARREN

$2,000

Misgen Auto
Daughter of Monroe & Dawn Warren

2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE

BLAKE RENTZ

$5,500

Mullins Auto Parts Son of Craig & Karen Rentz

JACOB STEINBECK

$5,000

Stoystown Auto Son of Jim & Cheryl Steinbeck

LAUREN CLARK

$4,500

Jerry Brown’s Auto Parts
Daughter of Frederick & Constance Clark

CLAIRE STACK

$4,000

City Auto Wreckers Daughter of Gene & Christina Stack

ABIGAIL STEINBECK

$3,500

Stoystown Auto Daughter of Jim & Cheryl Steinbeck

REAGAN SHULTZ

$2,750

Yancey Auto Parts Daughter of Shawn Shultz, Melody & Darin Reynolds

HAILEY PIEPER

$2,000

Nordstrom’s Auto Daughter of Scot & Deb Pieper

GRACE SEWELL

$1,250

Arizona Auto & Truck
Daughter of Russell & Ann Sewell

ALAYNA MCKAY

$1,000

Patterson Auto Wrecking Daughter of Jarrod & Melanie McKay

TREVOR GRIFFIN

$500

American Auto Parts
Son of John & Carrie Griffin

TRADE / TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

THOMAS MacDUFF JR.

$4,000

Jerry Brown’s Auto Parts Son of Thomas & Jodi MacDuff

SAMMY COZADD

$3,000

Midway Auto Parts Daughter of Jerry & Gert Cozadd

LARAMIE DICKSON

$2,000

Nordstrom’s Auto Daughter of Keith & Heather Dickson

CURTIS COURNEYA

$1,000

Hotch’s Auto Parts Son of James Courneya & Terri-Lynn Sennet

2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE

BETH BRUGGEMAN

$4,500

LAUREN CLARK

$4,000

CLAIRE STACK

$3,500

DYLAN FERNALD

$3,000

LISSETTE GARZA

$2,500

KENNEDY MATUSCHKA

$1,500

MOLLY SNOW

$1,000

LARAMIE DICKSON

$1,000

CHRISTIAN PACIFICO

$1,000

ELIZABETH AFFOLTER

$500

TRADE / TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

GARRETT PINNEO

$3,000

STANLEY HARPER

$2,500

GUNNAR SCHETTLER

$2,000