Automotive Parts Associates Scholarship

We are pleased to announce a new Scholarship Program, open to qualified family members of APA shareholder, member employees and families, and shareholder co-op member employees and families.  NEW for Fall 2022 Scholarship – For APA Suppliers’ family members, APA would like to offer the opportunity to apply.

Students who are already attending any 2 or 4 year accredited college, any ASE/NATEF certified post-secondary automotive/ heavy duty/ collision technician training program or any licensed and accredited vocational school are eligible for these awards.  Students who are graduating from high school this year and heading to any of those post-secondary programs also qualify.

Eligible students may apply on line at  All applications must be in English. An added benefit is that the APA group is collaborating with more than thirty other organizations and donors who also award scholarships to students who apply at this site.  Each student’s complete application will be considered by every organization where they meet that group’s qualifications.  Last year more than 50 students received multiple scholarships from their one application.

To qualify for the APA scholarships, please do TWO things:

  1. Apply on line at, and complete your application before the March 31, 2024 deadline.
  2. Fill out the bottom portion of this letter and send to APA headquarters. This letter will identify you as affiliated with an APA shareholder or APA supplier and qualify you for the APA scholarship award.

Awards will be made summer 2024 and recipients will be promptly notified.  Please note that by submitting this application, if you are chosen for a scholarship, you are giving consent for APA to use your image, general personal biography, and photographs in print or other media.

APA Scholarship Registration – PLEASE PRINT

Student Name:   ______________________  

APA shareholder or supplier company: ______________________________

Student Address: ______________________   City, State, and Zip: _________________________________

Student Email:_________________________   Student Tel Nbr:___________________________________

Select one: Student of APA shareholder or supplier company _______         

Student of Employee of APA shareholder or supplier company _______

Return this letter by one of the following methods, attention Inge Hafkemeyer:


Automotive Parts Associates, Inc.

6901 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Ste. 114

Overland Park, KS 66202 USA


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