2024 Scott Henderson Scholarship Application

Deadline June 1, 2024!

The Scott Henderson X-Cup Scholarship was created to assist students who have competed in the Great Race X-Cup Division, and are commencing or continuing their Automotive related advanced studies. Studies may be at any US accredited college, trade school or other higher educational institution.

The Scholarship Fund is administered by the RPM Foundation, a nationally recognized organization which is dedicated to advancing careers in vehicle restoration and qualifies as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Scott Henderson and his daughter Mallory have competed in the X-Cup Division for five years. The Scholarship is in memory of Scott, who lost his battle with cancer in 2018. Scott, Mallory, and Jim Henderson’s home region, the Deep South Region of AACA are helping to make this Scholarship possible. RPM and The Great Race both recognize the need to encourage and develop more qualified young people in the automotive field. The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist students who are, or will be enrolling in automotive-related curricula for their continued advanced education programs. College sponsored courses taken for credit while in High School qualify.

The student recipient will have demonstrated a considerable commitment and dedication by their actions during the annual Great Race competition. This is the ultimate mix of great old cars and great competition, which engages youth in a test of precision, mechanical ability, ingenuity, endurance, and most importantly, teamwork. These young people come away with not only a hard-earned sense of accomplishment, but also a true passion for vintage cars. X-Cup participation is an excellent way for the next generation to develop the bonds with vintage vehicles and the teamwork we all know are integral to the future of the automotive culture.

X-Cup Scholarship Qualification

To be eligible for consideration of the RPM X-Cup Scholarship, the student must:

  • Be a participating member of a Great Race X-Cup Division Team for 2024, and have completed the full Race. Students must have submitted their student information (see page 2), including the appropriate finance office mailing address of their advanced educational institution PRIOR to the start of the 2024 Great Race, with the deadline June 1, 2024.
  • Awards will be scaled according to the order of their Team finish (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) within the X-Cup Division, and divided equally between qualified Team members according to their rank of finish.
  • If none of the Team members at a given ranking are commencing or continuing their advanced level of education, their Team award will go to the next ranking Team with the awards rolled accordingly.
  • Recipients must remain in good academic standing at the end of the first semester, and provide verification to RPM.


  1. Great Race will submit the names of each student recipient and the dollar amount of the award, at the conclusion of the 2024 Great Race. Student information will also include the appropriate mailing address of their advanced educational institution, where the funds are to be directed.
  2. RPM will then draft a check to the student’s particular institution. The scholarship money will be submitted directly to the enrolled educational institution for the benefit of the named student, and may only be applied toward tuition or other costs directly associated with attending that institution.
  3. Student recipient agrees to provide RPM with their academic standing at the end of the first applicable semester, as a condition of the scholarship. The mailing address for their first semester standing is:

RPM X-Cup Scholarship Fund
2702 East D. Street
Tacoma, WA 98421

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024


    Students wishing to apply for the 2024 RPM X-Cup Scholarship must complete the following application.

  • To assist in the selection of eligible RPM Scott Henderson X-Cup Scholarship recipients please tell us why you are participating in the X-Cup, your career goals, and how the Scholarship funds will help you achieve those goals: