Peoria, Ill.— To support careers in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering, forestry and other heavy equipment industries, SimformotionLLC announces an academic collegiate scholarship opportunity for the 2018-2019 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a heavy-equipment-related program at an accredited institution that utilizes Cat® Simulators as part of their training program.

Apply for the Cat® Simulators scholarship by May 31, 2018.

“Our continuing efforts to support students entering the heavy equipment field wouldn’t be complete without once again offering this scholarship,” said Lara Aaron, Vice President. “We know firsthand from our customers the need for skilled operators is growing. As a leader in heavy equipment simulator development, we couldn’t be more proud to help a student pursue an education in an area that leads to employment in industries that are critical to our future.”

The scholarship is open to students with a minimum GPA of 2.75, located anywhere in the world. Simformotion has offered the scholarship since 2011. Download the application or send an email to Application deadline is May 31, 2018.

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