PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Simformotion™ LLC is accepting applications for an academic collegiate scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year, To support careers in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering, forestry and other heavy equipment industries. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in an accredited heavy-equipment-related program at an institution that utilizes Cat® Simulators as part of their training program.
"We're proud to again support the dreams of a student pursuing a career in a heavy equipment field. There is such a need for skilled labor all over the world. Our customers need new operators and the programs at colleges and vocational schools help prepare students for employment. Using Cat Simulators as part of the training program means students have less risk of accidents and attain greater knowledge retention than traditional operator training methods," says Ken Pflederer, CEO of Simformotion.
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. Applications are available on the Cat Simulators website, http://www.catsimulators.com, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is May 1, 2019.
Cat® Simulators are available for multiple machines in the construction, forestry and mining industries, including Excavators, Dozers, Haul Trucks and Wheel Loaders.
About Simformotion™ LLC
Simformotion™ LLC—a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions—is the 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. Cat® Simulators are chosen as training solutions in such markets as mining, construction, trade unions, government and schools. As used herein, "Simformotion™" means Simformotion™ LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Simformotion™ LLC is a licensee of Caterpillar Inc.
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