Career tools and resources

Student Scholarships

Industry leaders and organizations offer a variety of scholarships to students interested in pursing a career in the auto care industry. Applications and deadlines of programs vary throughout the year. Auto Care Association has compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for students below.

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation and more than 30 additional organizations award automotive scholarships through a single, online portal at The foundation and partners award more than 330 awards for more than $480,000 annually. The application process is open mid-Fall through April.

Additional opportunities listed below:

OrganizationApplication Link
Women in Auto
American Muscle Automotive Scholarship
Automotive Hall of
Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF)
CJ Pony
ShearComfort Seat
SME Education
Standard “Bigger, Better Diesel” Scholarship 
Intermotor Important Leader