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RV Scholarship Application Now Available


The application for the Mike Molino RV Learning Center College Scholarship Program is now available online. The program is available to RV dealership employees (or their dependents) who are undergraduates majoring in business, finance, accounting, or other RV-related fields.

The $2,500 award will be applied to the cost of tuition for the 2020 to 2021 school year. The deadline for submitting all required items is July 7.

The program was created to help foster the next generation of RV industry leaders, and this will be the 30th scholarship awarded since its inception. It is made possible by the generosity of Joanne and Newt Kindlund, cofounders of Holiday RV Superstores, the first publicly traded RV dealership.

“Joanne was very passionate about the importance of education in enhancing our lives,” said Newt Kindlund. “We were both extremely proud to have been able to offer this program to our RVDA members.”

Newt Kindlund remains an active participant in RV industry affairs and is a director emeritus on the learning center’s board of directors.

Dealers are encouraged to tell their employees about this opportunity that was created solely for those employed in the RV industry. A primary factor for awarding the scholarship is an applicant’s background of RV industry employment or a desire to work in the RV business after college.

Posters publicizing the scholarship are available as a free download from the center. To obtain an application, poster, or more information, click here.

Applicants must:

  • Have a 2.8 or better cumulative grade point average and a 1050 minimum SAT score
  • Be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior in an accredited four-year college or university
  • Provide a 500-word essay on their goals and objectives for college and career
  • Submit a copy of their Free Application for Student Aid form, which is completed online at http://fafsa.ed.gov
  • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to fund a portion of their educational expenses on their own
  • Submit a fully completed application with supporting documentation

All materials noted above must be received by the center no later than July 7. Dealer principals and their families and dependents are not eligible for the award.

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