Wilmington, DE – Aftermarket, online auto parts retailer, Automotive Stuff, is offering a unique opportunity for one lucky individual to win a $500 scholarship, by participating in an essay contest. The contest is open to any student enrolled in a college, university, or graduate school program during the 2018-2019 academic year, who possesses a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and is in good academic standing with their educational institution.
“We really value education and are concerned with the struggles students face with their overwhelming academic debts,” said Automotive Stuff CEO and Co-Founder, Charith Perrera. “This is our way of giving back and helping these students where we can.”
The essay topic is “The State of the American Car Industry,” and should be between 400-800 words in length. In order to participate, the student must either be 18+ years or must obtain permission from their parent/legal guardian. All essay submissions must be made to [email protected], and must include the applicant’s full name, postal address, the name of the academic institution the participant is enrolled at during the 2018/2019-year, and a PDF copy of the essay attached. The essays will be judged on style, storytelling ability, and writing skills. All applications must be submitted no later than Dec 31st, 2018.
Automotive Stuff is a leading online retailer of performance parts and accessories in North America. Due to the company’s Pan-American reach, customers have the opportunity to access competitively priced products with fast shipping. Automotive Stuff is the authorized retailer for over 200,000 auto parts and accessories from over 250 brands, including WeatherTech, Husky Liners, Hidden Hitch, and BAK Industries.
“Students shouldn’t be forced into financial hardship just to obtain a quality education. This is just our small way of trying to help one student alleviate some of that burden,” Perrera says.