The Mike Molino RV Learning Center College Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The deadline for submission is July 5. This scholarship program, which offers a $2,500 award, is open to undergraduates currently employed in the RV industry, dependents of an RV industry employee, and those seeking a career in the RV industry after graduation.
The scholarship program was established to foster the next generation of RV industry leaders. This year will mark the 32nd scholarship awarded since the program’s inception.
The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Joanne and Newt Kindlund, co-founders of Holiday RV Superstores, the first publicly traded RV dealership.
Newt Kindlund remains an active participant in RV industry affairs and is a director emeritus on the Learning Center’s board of directors.
Dealers are encouraged to inform their employees about this unique opportunity. A primary factor for awarding the scholarship is an applicant’s background in RV industry employment or a desire to work in the RV industry after college. Posters publicizing the scholarship are available as a free download from the center.
According to a press release, to be eligible, applicants must have a 2.8 or better cumulative grade point average and a 1040 minimum SAT score; a minimum ACT composite score of 22 is also acceptable.
They must be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior in an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants are required to provide a 500-word essay on their goals and objectives for college and career.
Additionally, applicants must submit a copy of their Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) form, which is completed online at the government’s FAFSA website. They must demonstrate the ability and willingness to fund a portion of their educational expenses on their own. A fully completed application with supporting documentation must be submitted.
All materials noted above must be received by the center no later than July 5. Dealer principals, their families, and dependents are not eligible for the award. For more information on the Mike Molino RV Learning Center, visit www.rvlearningcenter.com, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to (703) 591-0734.
In addition to the scholarship program, the RV Learning Center offers a range of educational resources and opportunities. These include online courses, certification programs, and webinars. The center is committed to providing quality education and training to the RV industry.
The Mike Molino RV Learning Center College Scholarship Program is a valuable opportunity for those connected to the RV industry who are seeking to further their education. The program not only provides financial assistance but also fosters the development of future leaders in the RV industry.