leadership 2.0 scholarship

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has presented the Import Vehicle Community with a full scholarship for one of its members to attend the University of the Aftermarket's 2017-2018 Leadership 2.0 Program.

Leadership 2.0 is the industry's cornerstone educational program that fosters the development of a new generation of visionary aftermarket executives. The program is an intense and intellectually challenging two-week executive development and learning experience deeply rooted in the theoretical and practical application of automotive aftermarket leadership principles.

The program is appropriate for any mid-level professional working in any market segment within the auto care industry.

Graduates of the program receive 7.0 credits towards their Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) designations.

The dates for the 2017-2018 class are:

Session I – Aug. 6-11, 2017 (Northwood University, Midland, Mich.)
Session II – March 11-16, 2018 (Raleigh, N.C.)


  • Applicant must be employed at an Auto Care Association and Import Vehicle Community member company in good standing.
  • Applicant must be available to attend both sessions and is responsible for own travel costs to and from both sessions.
  • Applicants are examples of outstanding professionals with a minimum of two consecutive years of relevant work experience in the auto care industry.

Application materials:

All materials must be submitted to Angela Chiang for consideration. Deadline is April 17, 2017.

  • Signed and completed application form, including essay questions and references
  • Resume/Bio
  • Headshot

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation was organized to provide funding for the continued development and enhancement of aftermarket education programs and research. Help support these efforts by making a tax-deductible donation to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation today.

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