MIDLAND, MI – The Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) announced to Northwood University on Friday, September 14, the availability of a new scholarship to benefit young men and women seeking a career in the automotive industry. The SAA Thought Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship program was announced at the SAA’s 2012 Summit held at Lear Corporation headquarters in Southfield. Lear Corporation was chosen to host the event in honor of SAA’s 25th anniversary and celebrate the resurgence of the domestic auto industry.
“It was an honor to accept this scholarship given the work accomplished by our alumni to make it happen. This is a unique opportunity we are excited to make available to our students and encourage them to take advantage of this scholarship,” comments John Young, vice president of marketing, communications and public relations.
The SAA Thought Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled at Northwood University’s Michigan campus or the DeVos Graduate School of Management. This program seeks to support the future leadership that will drive innovation and growth within the reviving automotive industry.
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Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas, Florida and Switzerland. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise in Midland, Michigan, specializes in creative thinking and innovation development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.