If you plan to study Automotive in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Automotive majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Automotive majors
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges||$6,000||May 31, 2017|
|SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund||$5,000||March 1, 2018|
|Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program||$5,000||March 2, 2018|
|Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship||$5,000||May 2, 2017|
|The de Moya Foundation Vocational/Technical Program Scholarship||$3,000||May 20, 2017|
|SAE/Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship||$5,000||March 15, 2018|
|Global Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships||$5,000||March 31, 2018|
|Tiderington Family Scholarship||$ -||February 15, 2018|
|Tom Krzyzaniak Automotive Scholarship||$ -||February 15, 2018|
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.
Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:-U.S. citizenship-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or university-Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member (Alaska Natives may also use Native Corporation membership) -Submission of a completed on-line applicationExtra Eligibility for the Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program:-Be a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior in college-Minimum 2.8 GPA-Students at DinÃ© College, Navajo Technical College or Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute-Majoring in science, engineering, technology or math (or a related field)-Navajo Nation tribal member and membership in any Shiprock Agency Chapter-Interest in interning or working for Arizona Public ServiceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund
College is expensive. SEMA can help. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators. Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$3,000, with $5,000 going to the top student. Assistance is available for career paths in the automotive industry in:
-Accounting-Engineering-Race Car Driver/Crew-Administration-Information Technology-Sales/Marketing-Advertising-Business-Manufacturing-Technician-Design/Graphics-Photography/Journalism -TransportationFor students attending Ohio Technical College (OTC): a full-year of tuition, valued up to $29,400, will be awarded to one student. Eligibility:-If currently attending a four-year accredited university or college you must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours OR-If currently attending a two-year accredited community college or vocational/technical program you must have completed a minimum of 25 credit hours OR-If currently attending an accredited automotive training certification program, you must have half of total curriculum requirements/classroom hours completed-If pursuing a master's, post-baccalaureate or doctorate degree, provide proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment in a graduate program -U.S. citizenship is required and high school students are not eligible to apply. Students must have a 2.5 GPA and be pursuing studies that lead to a career in the automotive industry-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA-Be pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field-Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the first academic term following receipt of the awardFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program
Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Student Scholarships help our state's most promising students achieve their goals and realize their dreams by granting scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. These awards are given in a broad range of academic studies. They are presented to college students and graduating high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership potential, civic accomplishments and a strong sense of personal commitment to continuing their education. Scholarship categories:
Academic AchievementAgricultureBusinessThe ArtsCulinary/Hospitality/Event PlanningFair IndustryInternational Agricultural TradeState Fair past exhibitor/student assistantViticulture/EnologyTeacher PreparationTrade SchoolFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship
The Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship honors the late Kathy Pace, who strongly believed in supporting the community. As the role of technology changes, the next generation of technology professionals need to possess the compassion and commitment to use technology as a tool to improve the world they live in. The scholarship will be awarded to one college student pursuing higher education in a technology related field, and it can be used to pay for tuition and/or other school related expenses.
Eligibility Requirements:-The scholarship is not restricted to incoming freshman. Any technology student, at any level of their higher education, is encouraged to apply-The student must be pursuing a degree in a technology related field-The student must attend an accredited college in Texas or LouisianaFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The de Moya Foundation Vocational/Technical Program Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who wishes to attend a vocational/technical certificate program, has a documented disability, and needs financial/tutoring support to pursue his/her studies.
Vocational/technical/trade school is a post-secondary learning institution that specializes in providing students with the skills needed to perform the tasks of a particular job.Eligible fields of interest:-Construction: building maintenance, cabinet making, carpentry, electrical, construction, HVAC, masonry, plumbing, woodworking-Mechanical: automotive mechanics, heavy equipment maintenance, truck mechanics and maintenance, machining, welding, and logistics-Technology: construction, automotive, diesel, electronics, and engineering-Business for construction industry: accounting, business administrative services, and computer technologyEligibility:-Maintain a 2.5 GPA if already enrolled in a vocational/technical program-Be a Florida resident-Show financial need-Be enrolled full-time in a Florida accredited school for the school year-Use the $3,000 award towards educational expenses or tutoring support in a vocational or technical certificate program in a field related to road and bridge constructionFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
SAE/Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship
The Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies (Ford PAS) Scholarship was developed by the Ford Motor Company Fund in partnership with Education Development Center Inc. (EDC). It is for high school seniors who are past or present students in a Ford Next Generation Learning Community, and/ or past or present students of a Ford PAS program at their high school or in a Ford PAS afterschool/weekend/summer/college program.
Eligibility:-Must be a U.S. legal resident-High school senior-Minimum 3.0 GPA-Rank in the 90th percentile in math and critical reading on SAT 1 or composite ACT scores-Pursuing a bachelor/associate degree in engineering or technology through an ABET-accredited program-Planning to attend an accredited college/university in the U.S.-Past/present students in a Ford Next Generation Learning Community, Ford PAS Program at their high school, and/or Ford PAS after-school/weekend/summer/college programFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Global Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships
Global Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships works with 30 other organizations who also award automotive scholarships to full time students training for automotive careers as technicians or in business, engineering, etc. Students must be attending or be high school graduating seniors planning to attend any accredited college or university or any ASE/NATEF certified post-secondary school for automotive mechanical, collision, or heavy duty training.
Last year, more than 350 scholarships for more than $400,000 were awarded, and a similar number are planned for the coming year. Apply on line at the scholarship provider's website. You must submit a complete application (including school transcripts and at least one reference letter) before the deadline of 3/31. Your one application will be considered by every participating organization where you meet their eligibility requirements. Last year, more than 50 students received multiple awards from their one application.
Tiderington Family Scholarship
The Tiderington Family Scholarship was established in 1996 by Dr. Robert H. and Charlotte Hughes Tiderington and their three sons, Robert III, James and Thomas, to provide funding for students pursuing a vocational career. Neither Dr. Tiderington nor his wife Charlotte graduated from college. Although the Tideringtons emphasize a college education, they recognize that not everybody wants to, or should, go to college. "We desperately need plumbers and carpenters and others who prefer physical labor. Therefore, we would like to provide scholarships for vocational training."
Eligibility:- Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA- Saginaw County resident- Pursuing vocational studies- Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Tom Krzyzaniak Automotive Scholarship
Tom touched the lives of many in his career at Garber Buick. He was a leader and truly committed to his company, customers, and employees. Tom lived with the adage that a "team was only as good as its leader." By establishing this scholarship, we hope to find an individual that will share Tom's passion for both business and the automotive industry.
Eligibility:- Minimum 2.5 GPA - Graduating high school senior or current college student that graduated from any high school in Saginaw, Bay, or Midland Counties- Pursuing an undergraduate, associate, or vocational degree in an automotive related field (engineering, ASAP program, management, repair or sales)- Part or full-time enrollment For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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