Standard Motor Products to Award $20,000 During Blue Streak® ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Automotive Scholarship Contest

March 13, 2020  |  Download PDF

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SMP announces the return of its Blue Streak® ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Automotive Scholarship. Running through May 31, 2020, the competition will present four up-and-coming automotive students with a $5,000 scholarship each. For more information, watch the promotional video on

Students can enter by visiting, completing an online questionnaire, and submitting a recent photo of themselves. Judges will evaluate all entries based on relevance, creativity, and thoughtfulness relating to the automotive industry. The program is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Eligible entrants must be at least 18 years of age who are currently enrolled full-time in high school, or in an accredited two-or four-year College, University or posthigh school educational program. Complete rules and competition information can be found at

"We’re excited to announce the return of our Blue Streak ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Scholarship which helps support future technicians. SMP is committed to reward hard-working students who are pursuing a career in the automotive industry,” says Jack Ramsey, Vice President Engine Management Marketing & Sales, SMP.

About Blue Streak® by Standard®

Since its introduction in 1934, the Blue Streak® brand has been known for premium quality. Featuring heavier-duty ignition coils, the Blue Streak® line will be expanding in 2020 to include VVT solenoids and sprockets, and blower motor resistor kits. Engineered for superior performance and durability, every Blue Streak® part is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. To learn more, visit

About SMP

With over 100 years in business, Standard Motor Products, Inc. is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of premium automotive replacement parts. SMP supplies independent professional technicians and do- it-yourselfers with high quality replacement parts for engine management, ignition, emissions, fuel and safety- related systems, as well as temperature control products for domestic and import cars and light trucks. SMP products are sold worldwide through both traditional and nontraditional distribution channels. For more information, download the SMP Parts App or visit

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