EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – hilmor launches the commencement of the third annual Retool Your Future Scholarship Contest. The contest has received more than a thousand student entries from hundreds of trade schools over the last two years since its origin, successfully supporting the next generation of HVAC/R technicians. Designed to help current and future HVAC/R students get top-of-the-line tools in their hands as they begin their careers, the scholarship contest awards six grand prizes consisting of a $5,000 scholarship, a trip to the 2016 AHR EXPO in Orlando, Florida and innovative hilmor tools.
Open to students in the U.S. and Canada, the scholarship program aids aspiring HVAC/R technicians in their endeavor to enter the field. Along with a $5,000 scholarship, winners will receive a hilmor HVAC/R Starter Kit with tools essential for beginning their career, a trip to the 2016 AHR EXPO in Orlando, Florida and a hilmor Green Wall valued at $5,000 with more than 40 HVAC/R tools, donated to their school.
To enter the Retool Your Future contest, students who are currently enrolled in or have applied for admission into an established, recognized HVAC/R school, can submit a 250-word essay explaining how the HVAC/R industry will “retool their life.” The contest opens Aug. 1 and closes Oct. 31. For contest rules and more information on how to enter, visit www.RetoolYourFuture.com.