Scholarships

Every year, Woman in Auto Care awards multiple scholarships for high school and post-secondary female students. When the scholarship program began, we awarded $10,000, the organization has increased funding for these scholarships to over $60,000 and growing.

Post-Secondary Awards:

  • Kathleen Schmatz Scholarship $10,000 + trip to AAPEX
  • Three $5,000 Awards
  • Eight $2,5000 Awards

High School Awards:

  • One $5,000 award
  • Two $2,500 award
  • Five $1,000

Scholarship Program Eligibility Requirements:

Post-Secondary Applicants

  • Applicants must be a female student who is currently enrolled in a post-secondary program at an accredited college and planning a career in the auto care industry
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average (2.5 or better)

High School Applicants

  • Applicant must be a female high school senior who has applied and been accepted into a post-secondary program at an accredited college with a career plan to be employed in the auto care industry. Job function can range from technician/shop owner to the many business functions needed at all levels of the distribution channel.
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average (2.5 or better)

Apply for a 2017 Scholarship online!

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Thank you to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation for the $10,0000 grant for our 2016 Scholarship Program!


Post-Secondary Scholarship Winners

$10,000 Kathleen Schmatz Award & 2016 AAPEX Women in Auto Care Scholarship

Summer Miller, Brookhaven College Automotive Technology

$5,000 Becky Babcox Scholarship

Jacqueline Hower, Northwood University

$5,000 Continental

Grace Cameron, Northwood University

$5,000

Sarah Spoto, University of Rochester

$2,500 Babcox Media Scholarship

Rachel Berbert, Chipola College

$2,500

Laura Bulvas, College of Dupage

$2,500

Kelly Callender, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

$2,500

Sarah Bako, West Chester University

$2,500

Allison Washington, Ohio State University

$2,500

Shannon Holsten, State Technical College of Missouri

$2,500

Tara Rodgers, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

$2,500

Ellen Donabedian, Michigan State University

High School Scholarship Winners

$5,000

Mindy Brown, Greenville Technical College

$2,500

Claire Choinacky, Indiana University

$2,500

Delaney McAvoy, Automotive Training Center

$1,000

Ryan Falk, Washington State University

$1,000

Winter Stringham, Universal Technical Institute

$1,000

Sabrina Alatto, Universal Technical Institute

$1,000

Kylie Concelman, Community College of Allegheny County

$1,000

Leah Carron, University of Maine, Orono