Standard Motor Products to Award Automotive Scholarships

The inaugural Blue Streak “Stronger Than Ever” Automotive Scholarship Contest will award $10,000 to up-and-coming technicians.
<p>The inaugural Blue Streak &ldquo;Stronger Than Ever&rdquo; Automotive Scholarship Contest will award $10,000 to up-and-coming technicians.</p>

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) announces the start of its Standard Blue Streak “Stronger Than Ever” Automotive Scholarship Contest. Running through June 30, 2017, the inaugural contest will present two up-and-coming students with a $5,000 scholarship each. Additionally, 10 students will receive a subscription to Standard Pro Training’s On-Demand program.

Students can enter by visiting, completing an online questionnaire, and submitting a recent photo of themselves. SMP’s independent judge will evaluate all entries based on relevance, creativity, and thoughtfulness relating to the automotive industry. Winners will be notified on or about July 31, 2016.

Phil Hutchens, vice president engine management marketing, SMP, says, “Blue Streak has always been synonymous with premium quality. Now, with our ‘Stronger Than Ever’ contest, we hope to be known for supporting and recognizing up-and-coming technicians.”

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Eligible entrants must be between the ages of 18 and 34 and currently enrolled full-time in high school or in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or post-high school educational program. They must also have a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Complete rules and contest information can be found at

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