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 automotivescholarships.com. 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 Carewomeninautocare.org/scholarships/
American Muscle Automotive Scholarship Programamericanmuscle.com/scholarships.html
Automotive Hall of Fameautomotivehalloffame.org/scholarships/
Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF)awafoundation.org/Scholarships
CJ Pony Partscjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest
Federal-Mogul Motorpartsgaragegurus.tech/about/scholarships.html
ShearComfort Seat Coversshearcomfort.com/scholarship.asp
SME Education Foundationscholarships.smeef.org/applications/
Standard “Bigger, Better Diesel” Scholarship Contestbiggerbetterdiesel.com 
Intermotor Important Leader Scholarshipintermotorimportleader.com
TechForce Foundationutifoundation.academicworks.com