The deadline for application submissions to the ARI¿s Clifford H. ¿Ted¿ Rees, Jr. Scholarship Program is November 1, 2003. The Foundation was founded by ARI to award scholarships of up to $2,000 to students who attend air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration programs that offer training for lifelong employment in an industry that needs 20-22,000 new technicians every year.