An internship with one of the 500,000 businesses across the country that make up our constantly changing, fast-paced industry offers a hands-on opportunity to develop your skills. You’ll also experience the excitement of working towards our common goal: ensuring drivers everywhere can count on their vehicles to get to work, travel the country and live their lives as they choose – safely and securely.
The future growth and success of the auto care industry depends on attracting and educating a new generation of global-thinking professionals and qualified personnel. The Auto Care Association supports and actively participates in scholarship activities. Looking for an internship? Look on our job board for active listings. Additionally, post your resume, so employers can find you.
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is now accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.automotivescholarships.com. The application deadline is March 31, 2018.
Interested candidates can view a wide array of scholarship opportunities, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, available from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and more than 30 industry organizations. Hundreds of scholarships are available for students enrolled in four-year and two-year colleges as well as ASE/NATEF certified automotive, collision and heavy duty post-secondary schools.
By completing a single application online, students can be considered for multiple scholarships for the 2018-19 school year.
A full list of scholarships is featured on the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central home page with links to pages outlining each organization’s scholarship details, eligibility requirements and awards. To apply for as many scholarships as possible, applicants should read the individual pages thoroughly to ensure they include the proper information required by each organization.
Below are great websites to find scholarships for those interested in the Auto Care industry:
Resources for Students
- Auto Care Careers Internship Grant Program
- Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central
- Women in Auto Care Scholarship Program
- Multi Parts Supply International Aftermarket Scholarship Fund
- Automotive Hall of Fame offers Automotive Hall of Fame
- SEMA – Specialty Equipment Market Association – offers SEMA Memorial Scholarships.
- The Alliance Group offers Advancing the Aftermarket
- Independent Motors Scholarship (for a Boulder, CO student) Link
- For Canadian Students – AIA / GAAS Canada Scholarship Application