Ford Auto Tech Scholarship

Ford Fund is teaming up with Ford Dealers to welcome the next generation of auto technicians by awarding $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) tuition scholarships to financially-struggling students pursuing careers in auto and auto/diesel technology. This need-based scholarship is applied to a student’s school tuition account and may be used for all cost of attendance, including tuition, tools, living expenses and transportation.


  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or approved DACA status
  • Be an enrolled future student or an active, current automotive or auto/diesel student at a post-secondary Institution in good standing
  • Have a completed and approved FAFSA with an EFC under 30000 on file at campus. DACA students will have financial need verified by campus.

How to Apply:

1. Create your profile in TechForce.
2. Once inside, pick your post-secondary tech school or, if not on the list, select Other.
3. To apply, first complete the General Application, and next, complete the Apply To the Ford Fund AutoTech Scholarship questions

application process takes about 20 minutes max