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Northwood University adds 4 scholarships, up to $9,000 a year

November 15, 2010

Northwood University, which attracts many eventual dealer principals to its Automotive Marketing/Management program, has added four new education scholarships that offer $4,000 to $9,000 a year for students.

A Presidential Scholarship recipient would receive $9,000 a year, or $36,000 over four years. Other new scholarships include the Freedom Scholarship ($30,000/$7,500 a year), the Free-Enterprise Scholarship ($20,000/$5,000 a year), and the Entrepreneur Grant ($16,000/$4,000 a year).

The university also offers athletic scholarships. To review all Northwood academic scholarships, visit the university’s Web site,, and follow the Freshman Merit Scholarship Estimator in the site’s Financial Aid section.

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association also offers two Northwood scholarships to students whose parents or legal guardians work at a CATA-member dealership, and to dealership employees considering a Northwood degree. Each scholarship grants the recipient $6,500 a year for up to four years. The current recipients are in their sophomore and freshman years.

Northwood University has three campuses: Midland, Mich.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Cedar Hill, Texas.

For consideration, scholarship applicants must has a high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Continued eligibility is subject to maintaining a 2.5 GPA at Northwood.

For more information on the CATA scholarships, call Dave Sloan at (630) 424-6055.