Scholarships from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) and more than 30 additional organizations and donors.   

In 2016, 350 scholarships from $1,000-$10,000 were awarded to students in colleges and ASE/NATEF certified post-secondary Automotive, Collision, HD, or Alternate Fuel programs.  The total awarded in 2016 was more than $430,000.   We anticipate awarding more than 350 scholarships in 2016.

Students apply on-line at  Applications must be complete by 3/31/2017.  

The scholarships are open to full time post-secondary students, and graduating high school seniors are welcome to apply, too.  Former winners are also welcome to apply.

Each complete scholarship application is reviewed by every organization where the student meets the qualifications.  In 2016 more than 50 students received multiple awards from their one application.  

Complete applications will be reviewed beginning in April.  Recipients are notified by each organization, and awards will be available for summer or fall 2017 terms.

In its 20 years, UAF, and the other donors have awarded more than 2,500 scholarships to students planning careers in the automotive industry. 

AmericanMuscle’s Student Scholarships

» 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
Our Program:

We are offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,000 in tuition assistance towards their upcoming semester! This scholarship is ongoing and will be available for both the spring and fall semesters each year.

Those students who have exceptional drive and ambition should submit a 700-1500 word essay to telling us who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry. All entries must be submitted as a PDF or Microsoft Word document to be eligible for consideration and must also be accompanied by proof of current enrollment in an accredited United States college or university.

Please submit your essays by 12:00PM EST on October 15th for all spring semester applicants and by June 15th for all fall applicants. Winning scholarships will be paid directly to the school as a tuition payment.

Winners will be selected by November 15th for all spring contestants and by July 15th for fall applicants.

This is a permanent program that is offered every year and is open for submissions each spring and fall semester!