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State-specific scholarships in Region Nine are available; apply by March 7

By Brock Huffstutler

February 7, 2023

ARA FoundationStudents enrolling at trade schools, community colleges, undergraduate colleges and graduate schools for courses that support a career in the equipment and event rental industry can apply for a share of nearly $134,000 in scholarships through the ARA Foundation and its affiliate partners.

Employees in a rental business and/or a manufacturer/supplier operation, immediate family members (spouse, daughter or son) of the rental business owner and American Rental Association (ARA) student members may apply for:

  • ARA Foundation Trade School Scholarships
  • ARA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
  • ARA Foundation Graduate Scholarships
  • ARA Foundation ARA Student Member Scholarships
  • Affiliate program scholarships
Matthew Citron

Matthew Citron

The scholarship offerings for the 2023-2024 school year include the following, which are unique to ARA Region Nine:

  • ARA of California scholarships (three $1,500 scholarships)

“I’d like to thank the ARA of California for these scholarships, which will allow me to continue to pursue my academic endeavors at my university and seek out a career in the rental industry in the future,” says Matthew Citron, LiftSmart, Vista, Calif., who received an ARA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship worth $3,500 and an ARA of California Scholarship worth $1,500 for a total of $5,000 for the 2022-2023 school year.

Nearly $134,000 is on the line. Apply here by the March 7 deadline.