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 SUPERIOR SERVICE AND EXCEPTIONAL PRODUCTS TO THE REPAIR INDUSTRY.

REQUIREMENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE
  • Employee who has worked at least 1 year or child of employee who has worked at least 1 Year
  • Enrolled in 12 hours for full-time student
  • Enrolled in 6 hours for full-time employee
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be attending college in the fall of the current year
  • Can win up to four times
TRADE / TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
  • Employee who has worked at least 1 year or child of employee who has worked at least 1 Year
  • Enrolled in a trade/technical/vocational program
  • Must be attending school in the fall of the current year
  • Can win up to two times

APPLICATIONS

Applications will be made available each January for the following fall semester.

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.

2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

4 YEAR COLLEGE

BLAKE RENTZ

$5,500

Mullins Auto Parts Son of Craig & Karen Rentz

JACOB STEINBECK

$5,000

Stoystown Auto

LAUREN CLARK

$4,500

Jerry Brown’s Auto Parts

CLAIRE STACK

$4,000

City Auto Wreckers Daughter of Gene & Christina Stack

ABIGAIL STEINBECK

$3,500

Stoystown Auto

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

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

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

DONATIONS

To make a tax-deductible donation to the URG Scholarship Program, please mail a check made out to URG Scholarship Foundation to the URG office, or fill out one of the above forms. All donations will receive a receipt for tax purposes.