Scholarship Opportunities for Students and Professionals

Awards for Auto Students

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central

Supported by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central is a centralized location for scholarships available to students training to become automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair technicians, as well as studying business, engineering, or other courses of study. Students are considered for hundreds of scholarship opportunities from over 40 different organizations by filling out just one application. Students who receive a scholarship are eligible for a second grant upon graduation from their program and after completing six months of employment as a technician in the automotive or heavy duty industries.

Learn more: www.automotivescholarships.com

Automotive Service Councils Educational Foundation

The Automotive Service Councils Educational Foundation awards 18 scholarships annually to California high school seniors and college under-graduates pursuing education in the automotive service field. Applicants can complete one application to be considered for several different scholarship awards ranging from $500 - $1,000.

Learn more: www.ascca.com/education/asc-educational-foundation.

California Automotive Wholesalers Association Memorial Scholarship

The California Automotive Wholesalers Association (CAWA) Memorial Scholarship offers several scholarship options to students interested in auto care industry careers. Preference is given to individuals seeking a degree, accreditation, or certificate in the auto care industry from a vocational or training program or at the college level. Applications are accepted from September through March 31 of each year. Scholarships are awarded in June each year.

Learn more: www.cawa.org/scholarships.

California New Car Dealers Association Car Careers Scholarship

The California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) Car Careers Scholarship Program is an annual scholarship opportunity through the CNCDA Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship supports the future automotive workforce by offering twenty awards to highly skilled and motivated California college students pursuing a career in auto technology. The top twenty scholarship awardees will receive $5,000 each, and one statewide recipient will receive an additional $5,000.

Learn more: www.cncda.org/foundation.

Awards for Professionals

California Automotive Wholesalers Association Motorcar Parts of America – Selwyn Joffe Scholarship Award Program

The California Automotive Wholesalers Association (CAWA) Motorcar Parts of America – Selwyn Joffe Scholarship Award Program provides financial and other awards to high school teachers preparing students for automotive careers. The scholarship offers up to $1,500 awards to assist teachers with obtaining certification and industry training. In addition, recipients may receive products, tools, and other resources for classroom use to enhance the quality education and training provided to their students.

Learn more: www.cawa.org/Scholarships.



For information on additional scholarship opportunities, contact your trade association or training school.