Simformotion™ LLC, Peoria, Ill.—a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions— announces an academic collegiate scholarship opportunity for the 2015-2016 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with an interest in pursuing a career in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering or any heavy equipment-related program. Students enrolled in an accredited heavy equipment-related program at an institution that utilizes Cat® Simulators as part of their training program, with a minimum GPA of 2.75, are eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students anywhere in the world meeting the criteria.

Vice President Renee Gorrell says, “We are proud to contribute to the education of a student that wants to help build the world. Cat Simulators train students safely and help save their institutions thousands of dollars in fuel and maintenance costs of running actual machines. Students can practice applications as many times as needed to learn the fine control movements necessary to operate heavy equipment, no matter what the weather might be outside.”

Download an application for the Cat® Simulators Scholarship by clicking here or send an e-mail to Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

Cat® Simulators are available in models for the Hydraulic Excavator, Off-Highway and Mining Trucks, M-Series Motor Grader, Small and Large Wheel Loaders, Dozer, Mining Dozer, FM Log Loader, Track Feller Buncher, Electric Rope Shovel and Articulated Truck.

About Simformotion LLC
Simformotion LLC—a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions—is a licensee for Cat® Simulators for Caterpillar Inc. Cat heavy equipment simulators deliver dynamic training technology and outstanding safety results through the power of state-of-the-art virtual training. Operator training simulators can help address initiatives such as safety and production; while ensuring training can be delivered anytime day or night, regardless of weather conditions. Cat Simulators are chosen as training solutions in such markets as mining, construction, government and trade and vocational schools. As used herein, “Simformotion” means Simformotion LLC, a Delaware limited liability company.

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