Other Scholarship Opportunities

RPM Foundation has its eyes on the road for post-secondary students interested in studying automotive restoration & preservation. Here are some scholarships and deadlines that you should know about…and while RPM does not fund any of these specific scholarships, we wanted you to know about them!


Michigan State University Continental Challenge Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2017

For University of Michigan freshmen students only. 

The Continental Challenge Scholarship offers need-based, undergraduate support for young people passionate about vintage collector cars pursuing a college degree in any field. Click here to learn more and apply.


The Corvair Society of America (CORSA)

Deadline: May 1, 2017

The Corvair Preservation Foundation awards scholarships annually to students attending a college, university, junior college, technical or trade school. The Frank Winchell Memorial Corvair Scholarship winners must be enrolled in automotive courses at the post-secondary school of their choice by the Fall Semester of the year the scholarship is awarded.

Requests for scholarship applications can be made by contacting Mike Hall, CSA President ([email protected]) or Sarah Bruce, Scholarship Chair ([email protected]). Scholarship winners are announced at the CORSA International Convention on July 1.


SEMA Memorial Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 1, 2018

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is another organization committed to supporting the future of automotive restoration and preservation. They are now accepting applications from students preparing for careers in the auto or auto-parts industries for the 2017 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators. Students can apply at www.sema.org/scholarships.

Learn more about the SEMA Memorial Scholarship program by clicking here.