Your Shot at All-Expenses-Paid Training Is Here!

Training is crucial to becoming a successful automotive professional. That’s why the UBM Community Engagement Program has teamed up with NATEF, TST and AMi to award a limited number of valuable scholarships to qualifying technicians and students to attend the summer’s premier training event, NACE Automechanika Chicago,
July 26-29.

Technician scholarships will cover:

Free training during NACE Automechanika Chicago

Access to the trade show floor

Travel expenses

Cash vouchers for the NACE Automechanika Chicago expo to purchase tools, equipment or services required to enhance your skillsets

Click below to read the qualifications for each scholarship and apply for the one that is right for you!

plus-icon-30.pngTechnicians Service Training (TST)

TST and the UBM Community Engagement Program will award scholarships to seasoned technicians who meet any of the following criteria:

  • • Technician/shop owner that attended at least 4 training events in a 12-month period.*
  • • Master ASE with L1 certification.#
  • • Technician / owner at least 60 years of age that attended 3 seminars/classes in a 12-month period.*
  • • Technician with 5 years or less in the business with at least 1 ASE certification.#
  • • Owner / service writer with any type of training (management / technical.)*
  • • Any technician or shop owner at least 40 years old that attended 3 training seminars / classes in the past 12 months.*
  • • Any parts counterperson with any training in the past 12 months.*

*Proof of course attendance will be required for the awarding of scholarships.
# Copies of current ASE certifications will be required for the awarding of scholarships.

plus-icon-30.pngNational Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

NATEF and the UBM Community Engagement Program will award scholarships to auto repair professionals who meet the following criteria:

  • • Automotive educators who teach in automotive technical trade schools.
  • • Students over 18 who are enrolled in courses in either basic automotive technology, collision repair and refinishing, or diesel technology at a NATEF-accredited program.

plus-icon-30.pngAutomotive Management Institute (AMi)

AMi and the UBM Community Engagement Program will award scholarships to professionals who meet the following criteria:

  • • Currently working in the automotive service or collision repair industry and previously served in the U.S. military.

Winners will be notified by UBM employees in late May to confirm eligibility and determine travel plans.