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!

Autocare Association – Internship Scholarship
No deadline listed
Applicant must be enrolled in a college, university or trade school, with a major or primary area of interest that could be applied to the auto care industry. Applicant must have been accepted for an internship by a company that is currently engaged in the manufacture, distribution, installation or sale of aftermarket parts or supplies to the auto care industry. Click here to learn more and apply.

AACA Automotive Technology Scholarships
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Student must be currently enrolled in a recognized accredited institution of higher learning leading to completion of a program in automotive technology and/ or restoration and has shown an active interest in the hobby of antique vehicles. Click here to learn more and apply.

Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education Scholarship
Deadline March 1, 2019
The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education will award 15 scholarships of $2,000 each in the upcoming spring. The Foundation is affiliated with the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association, a trade association with more than 350 car and truck dealer members in Iowa. Applicants must be committed to the pursuit of automotive-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting, or business administration. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required as well. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to attend an Iowa college or university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website. Click here to learn more and apply.

Michigan State University Continental Challenge Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2018
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.

Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship For Women In Technology
The Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship for Women in Technology provides an annual scholarship to a graduating female high school senior or returning female college student who intends to further their education at a two-year or four-year college, university, vocational, or technical school and will be seeking a degree in a technology-related field.The students eligible for assistance shall be graduating female seniors or returning female college students from the greater Kansas City area, have a minimum 3.2 GPA, and regularly attend classes. Financial need and community service will also be taken into consideration. Click here to learn more and apply.

The Corvair Society of America (CORSA)
Deadline: May 1, 2019
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 (mrhvair@aol.com) or Sarah Bruce, Scholarship Chair (sarahvair@cfl.rr.com). Scholarship winners are announced at the CORSA International Convention on July 1.

American Muscle
Deadline: October 15, 2019 for all spring semester applicants, July 15th for fall semester applicants
4 scholarships for $2,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive-themed major. Two scholarships will be awarded every spring semester, followed by two additional scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester each year. Click here to learn more and apply.

Shear Comfort Automotive Scholarship
Deadline: October 15, 2018 (Fall Semester)
Awarded to a student enrolled either in an engineering program related to the development of vehicles (mechanical engineering, automotive, aerospace, production, electrical, etc), automotive technology or a similar program related to the automotive industry at an accredited college or university in Canada or the United States. The award will be given out to two different students per year. Click here to learn more and apply.

Women in the Winner’s Circle Project Podium Grant
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Women in the Winner’s Circle Foundation was established by RPM Ambassador and racing legend Lyn St. James. The Project Podium Grant provides direct financial assistance in the form of matching grants to women in racing to help further their professional careers. Click here to learn more and apply.