Automotive Program Scholarships

Below are scholarships available to students enrolled in the Automotive Programs at Ferris State University. Please apply for all that you qualify for.

New Scholarship Application ~ All in one, University wide application for students. Please click here (then sign in and fill the application out) It will display all the scholarships you qualify for. 
 

Advantage Technical Resourcing Group Annual Scholarship 
One (1) $1,000 scholarship  
Divided equally between fall and spring semester 

  • Full-time junior or senior enrolled in any automotive program
  • Minimum GPA is 3.00
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Additional Requirements: Must be a US Citizen; student involvement is considered and applicable work experience preferred.



Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association Annual Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time undergraduate majoring in the Automotive Program
  • Minimum GPA is 2.5
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional Requirements: Preference given to students living in Kent, Allegan or Ottawa Counties.

 
Sherman Throop Memorial Toyota Scholarship

One (1) $3,000 scholarship given
Divided equally between fall and spring semester

  • Full-time junior enrolled in the Automotive Management Program
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial need is not considered
  • To read a short biographical sketch of Sherman Throop, (recipient must have a sincere passion for life) (click here)
  • Additional Requirements: Must be a US citizen or permanent US resident


Thomas W. Sobota Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually
Divided equally between fall and spring semester

  • Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Automotive Service Technology 
  • Minimum GPA is 2.0 
  • Financial need is considered* 
       

Toyota Scholars Program 
Two (2) $3,000 scholarships given 
Divided equally between fall and spring semester 

  • Full-time junior enrolled in the Automotive Management or Automotive Engineering Technology Programs
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional Requirements: Must be a US citizen or permanent US resident
  • Preference given to minorities

 

*As determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Contact: Automotive Program Scholarship Committee @ 231-591-2655

Outside Automotive Scholarships

Outside scholarships are not managed by Ferris State University. However, it is our intent to make students aware of additional funding opportunities. If you have questions regarding a scholarship listed below, please contact their administrator directly. 

American Muscle Scholarships (4@2,000)

Buick Achievers Scholarship with General Motors Foundation

CARiD Scholarship Opportunity (2@1,000)

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Specialty Equipment Market Association Scholarship Program (SEMA) (click here

Automotive Hall of Fame  (AHF) 

Women's Retail Network, Dealer Development Scholarship Program