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Automotive Aftermarket
Association Southeast

Member Programs

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The Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast Board of Directors is proud to sponsor the AAAS Foundation.  The Foundation is a 501 (c)3 charitable organization that provides and excellent way for members and friends to assist families in the aftermarket industry.  The generous scholarship program offers financial assistance to deserving students pursuing technical training or college degrees. In addition, the Foundation offers support to aftermarket families that have suffered a great loss or in a time of crisis.  This is entirely due to the hard work and dedication of the AAAS volunteer leadership and the unselfish support of the many members and friends of our association, both past and present. 


The AAAS Foundation was established for the purpose of encouraging and financially assisting those individuals wishing to continue their education beyond the secondary level.


  • Compliance with the admission requirements of applicant’s selected training program or post secondary school
  • Sponsored by AAAS member in good standing 
  • Sponsor Company name must be listed on all applications for scholarships
  • Priority given to AAAS members, member employees, or immediate family of member employees
  • Graduating high school senior or high school graduate/GED certificate
  • Enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, technical institute; or a Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) accredited automotive technical program
  • One letter of recommendation is required
  • Remain enrolled for the full academic year of award while maintaining satisfactory academic progress
  • AAAS Foundation scholarship recipients and unsuccessful applicants that remain eligible may reapply each year
  • AAAS staff and family members are not eligible

APPLY for 2019 AAAS Educational Foundation Scholarships  

Deadline to complete an application is March 31, 2019.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Selection Process

Scholarships will be awarded for the current school year (must be used within a twelve-month period) and the funds may be used only for school fees, books, equipment and room/board. If a recipient withdraws or otherwise leaves the institution for any reason other than illness or disability, any refund of tuition or fees due must be returned to AAAS Foundation.

All applications must be submitted by MARCH 31. Applicants will be reviewed by the AAAS Foundation Board of Trustees and recipients shall be selected on the basis of academic achievement and merit. Scholarship awards will be announced in May. Scholarship funds will be issued in August and distributed directly to the student’s account at the school listed on this application. Scholarship awards will not be issued directly to any student.

Scholarship applications and supporting documentation become the property of AAAS and will not be returned to the applicant. Do not include copies of personal certificates, awards or other items with this application. These items are not considered part of the application requirements and will be discarded.

Assisting Aftermarket Families

The Foundation proudly assists families in the aftermarket industry during times of great loss or need, most recently Hurricane Michael.  


Supporters of the AAAS Foundation are extremely generous year round.  In addition, the Foundation participates in GivingTuesday and hosts a Silent Auction annual at the AAAS Conference and Trade Show.  

Please contact AAAS at 800.239.7779, ask for Randal or Denise, if you would like to endow a scholarship or donated stock or shares to the AAAS Foundation.

2019 AAAS Educational Foundation Silent Auction 

Silent Auction Item Donation Form

AAAS Educational Foundation annually awards scholarships to deserving, member sponsored students pursuing technical, two-year and four-year degrees.  The Foundation has awarded more than 122 scholarships since it was established in 2005.   AAAS Educational Foundation scholarships benefit aftermarket families and future leaders in our industry and communities.

The foundation was established and funded through the contributions and hard work of volunteer leaders, members and friends of AAAS.  You are invited to join your fellow members and help raise funds to support AAAS Foundation by donating and item to the 2019 silent auction fundraiser.  The auction will take place online  May 30th—June 5th with final bidding taking place live on June 8th at the AAAS Annual Conference and Trade Show, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to help out a worthy cause!  Your tax deductible donation is greatly appreciated and your business name and logo will be prominently displayed during the online and live auction events.

Featured Documents

AAAS Foundation Contribution Form

AAASEF Bequest - Statement of Intent

AAAS EF Application Opportunity Poster - Members are encouraged to post in their business or give to potential applicants!

2011 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2012 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2013 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2014 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2015 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2016 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2017 AAASEF Scholarship Recipients-Press Release

2018 AAAS Foundation Scholarship Recipient-Press Release

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For more information call or email [email protected] at 800.239.7779
For more information call or email [email protected] at 800.239.7779

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