MacKay & Company Scholarship


Since 1968, MacKay & Company has had the privilege to serve the Aftermarket and all of its players — Manufacturers, Distributors, Suppliers, Fleets, Dealers, Associations and the Investment Community. In order to maintain talent in our Industry, it is essential to invest in the future of the Aftermarket and provide opportunity to those who just starting out.

It is our pleasure to offer an annual scholarship to be awarded to deserving college students whose studies focus in the Aftermarket and/or the Heavy Duty industry giving preference to Northwood University students.

Those applying for the scholarship must meet the following criteria:  

  • Be a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the past two years. Those serving our military are exempt from this requirement.
  • Applicants must be enrolling in a four-year college-level full-time program. Those pursuing graduate degrees or part-time programs do not qualify.
  • In 300 words or less provide a description of how you envision your future in the Aftermarket or Heavy-duty Industry (this is part of the online application).
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from a non-family member.
  • Two $1500 scholarships are awarded each year.

Interested students are required to complete an online application.  Click on the Apply Online button at the bottom of this page.

About MacKay & Company
MacKay & Company is a specialized management consulting and market research firm. With headquarters in suburban Chicago, the company's focus since 1968 has been, and continues to be, commercial on-highway vehicles, farm field machinery, construction equipment and related components such as engines and transmissions. The scope of the practice includes analyses of original equipment and aftermarket potential, strategic options, distribution policies, product introduction, quality management, acquisitions and a range of related subjects.


For more information on MacKay & Company, please visit mackayco.com
For more information about this scholarship, please contact Pete Kornafel
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