Automotive Scholarships and Grants

We partner with manufacturers, schools and companies to bring you trade school grants and scholarships to help you pay for your education.

Trade School Grants and Scholarships

Trade School Future partners with organizations around the country to bring you automotive grants and scholarships that you won’t find anywhere else. With just one simple application, you can automatically apply for all of the automotive school grants that we offer. Explore the auto mechanic grants below, fill out the form, and we’ll notify you if you are selected to receive funding. It’s that easy.

On top of our own trade school grants and scholarships, we have aggregated automotive grants and scholarships from trade schools all across the nation. This way you can get connected with the right automotive scholarships and grants to ease the financial burden that comes with trade school. Keep an eye on this page for the most up-to-date trade school grants and scholarships.

Automotive Scholarships and Grants

Offered by Trade School Future

The Future Mechanic Grant | 2019 | Application Deadline: December 1st, 2019 | $1,000

Grants and Scholarships for Auto Mechanics

Offered by Outside Organizations

Along with offering our own scholarships through the partners that we have, we also pull together some of the best opportunities in the industry to help you pay for school. In this list you will find automotive scholarships and grants from government agencies, trade schools, auto manufacturers, and other organizations. Be sure to check which scholarships you can apply for as some of these will be only available at certain schools or in some cases certain states. If you have any questions or want to learn more, make sure you fill out our contact form!

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Future Mechanic GrantNationwideUp to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible students2019 closed
Federal Pell GrantsNationwideUp to $6,195, for low-income householdsVaries
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)NationwideVarious, for low-income householdsVaries
Automotive Aftermarket ScholarshipNationwideVarious, one application for many scholarships2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible students4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in tech2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM students6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible students3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students4/1/2020

Alabama Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
AlabamaUp to $1,200 for eligible studentsVaries

Arizona Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Arizona Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (AzLEAP)ArizonaUp to $2,500 per academic year for low-income householdsVaries

California Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Friends of the California State Fair ScholarshipCaliforniaUp to $2,500, 25 different categories to apply for2019 closed
Chafee GrantCaliforniaUp to $5,000, for former foster youthVaries
Cal GrantCaliforniaVarious amounts for qualifying H.S. seniors or recent gradsVaries

Michigan Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
MOGA Energy Education for Michigan ScholarshipMichiganMinimum of $500 for financial need, renewable8/3/2019
Women in Defense Michigan - STEMMichiganUp to $2,500 for women pursuing STEM education5/11/2019

Mississippi Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association ScholarshipMississippiUp to $1,500 for eligible students5/3/2019
Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation ScholarshipsMississippiUp to $2,500 for eligible female studentsVaries

New York Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) Approved New York SchoolsUp to full tuition for eligible veteransVaries

Oregon Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Eastern Oregon ScholarshipOregonMinimum of $1,000 award to Oregon Residents2019 closed

Washington Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Washington HECB American Indian Endowed ScholarshipWashingtonUp to $2,000 for low-income American Indian students2/1/2020

Universal Technical Institute Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Grants and ScholarshipsLocationDescriptionDeadline
UTI Institutional GrantUTI10% off tuition for eligible studentsVaries
UTI Commuter GrantUTIUp to $415 for eligible commuter studentsVaries
UTI Relocation GrantUTIUp to $1,000 for enrolled students with great financial needVaries
Industry's Choice ScholarshipUTIUp to $3,500 for enrolled studentsVaries
NASCAR Diversity ScholarshipNASCAR Technical InstituteUp to $3,500 for enrolled studentsVaries
NASCAR "Tech of Tomorrow" ScholarshipNASCAR Technical InstituteUp to $2,500 for enrolled studentsVaries
UTI National Scholarship CompetitionUTIUp to $2,500 for top 380 test scoresContact for test dates
Lisle Community School District 202 ScholarshipUTI - Lisle, ILUp to $5,000 for enrolled students and graduates of LCSD 202 high school5/3/2019
Naperville Community Unit School District 203UTI - Lisle, ILUp to $5,000 for enrolled students and graduates of NCUSD 203 high school5/3/2019
Village of Lisle ScholarshipUTI - Lisle, ILUp to $5,000 for enrolled students and resident of the Village of Lisle Community5/3/2019
Phoenix Union High School District ScholarshipUTIUp to $4,000 for enrolled students and graduates of PUHSD high school4/28/2019
Houston Independent School District ScholarshipUTIUp to $2,500 for enrolled students and graduate of HISD high school4/28/2019
Fort Worth Independent School District ScholarshipUTIUp to $2,500 for enrolled students and graduates of FWISD high school5/12/2019
UTI Natural Disaster ScholarshipUTIUp to $1,000 for enrolled students impacted by FEMA identified natural disasters9/31/2019
UTI Texas Career ScholarshipUTIUp to $1,000 for enrolled students and graduates of Texas high school9/31/2019
UTI Ohio Career ScholarshipUTIUp to $1,000 for enrolled students and graduates of Ohio high school9/31/2019
Boston Public School District ScholarshipUTIUp to $5,000 for enrolled students and graduates of BPSD high school4/28/2019
Salute to Service ScholarshipUTIVarying amount for enrolled veteransVaries

Lincoln Tech Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
The Advantage Scholarship ProgramLincoln TechUp to $1,000 towards education fundsVaries
American Hero Scholarship ProgramLincoln TechUp to $1,000 for tuition, books, and feesVaries
First Responder Scholarship ProgramLincoln TechUp to $2,000 towards tuitionVaries
Lincoln Foundation for Education (LiFE) Scholarship ProgramLincoln TechOffers up to $2,500 towards tuitionVaries
Lincoln Pride Scholarship ProgramLincoln TechUp to $2,000 towards housing costs on campusVaries
Mark Hallquist Scholarship ProgramLincoln Tech - East WindsorUp to $1,500 toward tuitionVaries
Single Parent Scholarship ProgramLincoln TechUp to $1,000 toward tuition for eligible single parentsVaries

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Find Auto Mechanic Schools

Now is the best time there has ever been to become an auto mechanic! There are many ways to help pay for school like scholarships and grants. Here you can find trade schools and grant programs which provide

Up to $6,095* per year!

*To those who qualify