Buick Scholarship applications open

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2013 scholarships now through Feb. 28.

This is the third year the 1,100 Buick Achiever Scholarships will be awarded to students who excel in both the classroom and in the community and are pursuing degrees in engineering, design, information technology and business-related majors in the auto industry.

Through the program, 100 high school or current undergraduate students receive scholarships up to $25,000 a year, renewable for up to four years and one additional year for qualified five-year engineering programs.

A one-time $2,000 scholarship is awarded to 1,000 students.

More than 120 military veterans or dependents of military personnel and more than 1,000 students who are first in their family to attend college have received Buick Achievers scholarships.

To apply for the Buick Achievers Scholarship, to learn more information or to register for e-mail notifications about the program, visit www.buickachievers.com.