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Area students encouraged to apply for Buick Achievers scholarship

  Mike Young Buick-GMC announced that the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications from Frankenmuth area students for 2014 scholarships through 5pm on Friday, February 28.

  This is the fourth year the Buick Achievers Scholarships will be awarded to students who excel in the classroom and give back to the community. To be eligible for the program Frankenmuth area high school seniors or current undergraduate students must be looking to obtain a college degree in science, technology, engineering, math, also known as STEM, or other eligible fields related to the auto industry.

  Created in 2011, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program has awarded $16.5 million to students across the U.S. This year, the program awarded 100 scholarships of up to $25,000 per year, renewable for up to four years or up to five years for qualified engineering programs.

  “Mike Young Buick-GMC is dedicated to encouraging Frankenmuth area students to pursue higher education,” said Terry Weiss of Mike Young Buick-GMC. “We know that every dollar makes a difference to students paying college tuition and the Buick Achievers scholarship is an excellent program that helps foster the next generation of the Frankenmuth area’s leaders in the STEM fields.”

  Mike Young Buick-GMC has served the greater Frankenmuth area and many surrounding communities since 1976. “Our commitment to supporting area schools and their students can only be enhanced by this opportunity available through the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program and the General Motors Foundation,” Weiss continued.

  To apply for the Buick Achievers Scholarship, or to register for more information, visit www.buickachievers.com.

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