ACPN scholarship

The mission of the Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) is to educate, inspire and connect industry professionals who specialize in the management of automotive product related content. The ACPN Scholarship awards one (1) deserving individual, who has the passion and determination to pursue professional and personal growth, the opportunity to attend the 2022 ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, which is the largest gathering of content professionals and service providers in the aftermarket.

This conference is attended by most major manufacturers, distributors and parts experts in the automotive content industry. The ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference provides a focused and unique opportunity to learn, share best practices, network with peers, and interact with service providers in the content management space. During the ACPN Knowledge Exchange, content managers can learn how to develop more accurate content, gain insights on more efficient production processes and become aware of new technology and techniques, which will ultimately help them and their companies:

  • Sell more products
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase efficiencies
  • The applicant must have under 4 years of content management experience.
  • The applicant must never have attended an “In-Person” ACPN Conference before. 
  • The applicant's employer must be an Auto Care Association member in good standing.
  • Be willing to submit a 2-3 minute video discussing your conference experience (To be submitted post conference)

Disclaimer: If you applied for the scholarship in a previous year and were not selected, you may apply again as long as the above criteria is met.

submission requirements
  • 2-5 minute video introducing yourself and sharing how attending the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference would benefit you personally and professionally. (If you are unable to provide a video, please submit a 500-word or less written document.) 
  • Supervisor Approval Letter: To be considered, travel expenses must be approved by your current supervisor to attend the conference. Please provide a letter from your current supervisor indicating why they recommend you being selected, and that your travel expenses will be covered by your company in the event you are selected.  
  • One (1) professional reference  
  • Resume 
  • LinkedIn profile link (Optional) 
scholarship winner receives
  • Complimentary ACPN Registration and Hotel Room (Sunday through Tuesday night, covers cost of room only)
  • ACPN swag bag 
  • On-Stage recognition and plaque presentation
  • .01 Elective CEU towards ACP Designation
  • Tailored Scholarship Conference Journey
    • Sunday - Meet with Auto Care to get a deep understanding of what all Auto Care does and how far their reach is.
    • Monday – Hang with the Chairman and the ACPN Committee at the Chairman’s dinner.
    • Tuesday - Walk the trade show with an industry professional to understand the ecosystem of the aftermarket, who the players are and how they all fit together.

Closed for 2022