UTI SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

UTI will make more than $15 million in scholarship and grant money available to students in 2018.10 Follow the steps below to see if you’re eligible for aid and how to apply.

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FOUR STEPS

There are four steps to apply for scholarships and grants at UTI.
We’ll show you how to do each one.

1. PREPARE YOUR STORY

Make a list of the quick facts that tell your story. Include notes about yourself, like where you come from, where you’re headed and the things you like to do for fun. Here are some sample topics to get you started.

  • Family Story
  • Past work experience
  • Present employment
  • Future career choice
  • Club memberships/professional organizations
  • Military experience
  • Education history and grade point average (GPA)
  • Honors and awards
  • Charity work
  • Hobbies and interests

Questions?

If you have any questions or need additional information, you can reach out to the UTI Scholarship Department directly. You can contact us at the following:
800-859-7249
Scholarships Department

2. SEARCH FOR RELEVANT SCHOLARSHIPS

WHERE TO FIND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Industry's Choice Scholarship - Up to $3,500 for Enrolled Students

    The Industry’s Choice Scholarship Program helps qualified enrolled students to decrease their overall cost of tuition. This program is open to enrolled students at Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute. *

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    >>Must be an enrolled student scheduled to begin classes anytime through September 30, 2018.
    >>Have a completed FAFSA at time of application submission
    >>Complete the Industry’s Choice Scholarship Application Form

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION | APPLY NOW

  • TechForce Foundation

    TechForce Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) with the mission to champion students to and through their education and into careers as professional technicians.

    VISIT WEBSITE

  • Imagine America Scholarship - $1,000 for High School Seniors

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with Imagine America to offer scholarships to High School Students. To apply, go to Imagine-America.org, select Universal Technical Institute as the school you wish to attend, and complete an online application form. Your application will be forwarded to a guidance counselor or Imagine America contact at your high school who will review your application. If approved, your application will be forwarded to UTI for confirmation.

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    >>Be enrolled to attend Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute or NASCAR Technical Institute
    >>Currently enrolled in high school as a Senior and set to graduate, or recently graduated within the same calendar year

    VISIT IMAGINE AMERICA WEBSITE

  • Imagine America Scholarship - $1,000 for Adult Skills Education

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with Imagine America to offer scholarships to Adult Students. To apply, go to Imagine-America.org, select Universal Technical Institute as the school you wish to attend, and complete an online application form.

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    >>Be enrolled to attend Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute or NASCAR Technical Institute
    >>Be 19 years of age or older, and have a high school diploma or GED
    >>Must have a financial need
    >>Have a completed FAFSA at time of application submission

    VISIT IMAGINE AMERICA WEBSITE

  • NASCAR Diversity Scholarship - $3,500 for Enrolled Students

    In an effort to further its Diversity, NASCAR is sponsoring a scholarship program for incoming students exclusively at the NASCAR Technical Institute.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Enrolled at NASCAR Technical Institute for one of the approved start dates listed on the application
    >>Have a completed FAFSA at the time of application submission
    >>Complete and submit your application by the appropriate deadline as listed on the application

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • NASCAR "Tech of Tomorrow" Scholarship - $2,500 for Enrolled Students

    The Tech of Tomorrow, a program sponsored by NASCAR, seeks to assist students with financial need who are looking for great career training with NASCAR Technical Institute, and who truly understand and exhibit the traits of a great team member.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Enrolled to attend NASCAR Technical Institute for one of the approved start dates listed on the application
    >>Have a completed FAFSA at the time of application submission
    >>Complete and submit your application by the appropriate deadline as listed on the application

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • UTI National Scholarship Competition - Up to $2,500 for High School Seniors

    The UTI National Scholarship Competition consists of a written test containing both academic and technical questions designed to test the knowledge of participants interested in the transportation industry. The test is open to high school seniors and is offered in both the fall and spring. UTI has made a total of $475,000 available annually, to be awarded to a total of 380 students who participate in the UTI National Scholarship Competition. Participants can earn a scholarship up to $2,500 for achieving the highest scores on the test.

    High schools seniors who have already enrolled, or are interested in enrolling at Universal Technical Institute are eligible to participate.

    CONTACT YOUR ADMISSIONS REP FOR THE NEXT TESTING DATE

  • UTI Housing Grant - Up to $1,000 for Enrolled Students

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with Collegiate Housing Services to provide a grant that will support enrolled, relocating students who face a hardship starting their education.

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    >>Be enrolled to begin training at an UTI/MMI/NASCAR Technical Institute campus
    >>Reflect financial need based on information provided by a completed FAFSA
    >>Participate in the shared housing option through Collegiate Housing Services
    >>Submit the UTI Housing Grant Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to your start date

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • SkillsUSA Scholarship - From $1,000 to Full Tuition

    SkillsUSA Championships offer a showcase for the best career and technical students in the nation. This partnership of students, teachers and industry ensures America maintains a skilled workforce. Competitors demonstrating top hands-on skills at the state and national levels can win UTI scholarships ranging from $1,000 to full core technology program tuition.

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    >>High School students must be individual SkillsUSA members as well as chapter members at their schools. To compete at the national level, you must compete successfully at the state contest and be selected by your state association.
    >>Contact your high school SkillsUSA chapter advisor or a state director about how to sign up for a competition in your area.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Ask your high school SkillsUSA chapter advisor about state competitions in Automotive Service Technology, Collision Repair Technology, Collision Refinish Technology, Diesel Equipment Technology, Marine Service Technology and Motorcycle Service Technology. These competitions test your ability to perform jobs and skills as outlined by the National Institute for Automotive Excellence (ASE) and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Each competition consists of a written exam plus hands-on workstations, including simulations, bench and component testing. A complete list of competitions and more comprehensive descriptions are available on the SkillsUSA website at:

    VISIT SKILLS USA WEBSITE .

  • Arizona Private Schools Association - $1,000 for High School Seniors

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Arizona Private School Association to offer scholarships to high school students within the state of Arizona.

    To apply, go to arizonapsa.org, click on the APSA Scholarships tab and download the APSA AZ High School Scholarship Application.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Must be a high school senior attending a high school located within the state of Arizona
    >>Enrolled to attend the Universal Technical Institute campus located in Avondale, AZ or Motorcycle Mechanics Institute campus located in Phoenix, AZ

    VISIT APSA WEBSITE

  • Lisle Community School District 202 Scholarship - $5,000

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Lisle Community School District 202 to create a scholarship program specific to students from the Lisle Community School District 202 who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL
    >>Proof that applicant is currently enrolled and set to graduate, or has previously graduated from a high school located within the Lisle Community School District 202
    >>Submit the Lisle Community School District 202 Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • Naperville Community Unit School District 203 - $5,000

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Naperville Community Unit School District 203 to create a scholarship program specific to students from the Naperville Community School District who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL
    >>Proof that applicant is currently enrolled and set to graduate, or has previously graduated from a high school located within the Naperville Community Unit School District 203
    >>Submit the Naperville Community Unit School District 203 Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • Village of Lisle Scholarship - $5,000

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Village of Lisle Community to create a scholarship program specific to students who are residents of the Village of Lisle Community who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL
    >>Be a resident of the Village of Lisle Community
    >>Submit the Village of Lisle Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • Phoenix Union High School District Scholarship - Up to $6,000

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Phoenix Union High School District to create a scholarship program specific to students from the Phoenix Union High School District who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, or Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start UTI, MMI or NASCAR Technical Institute
    >>Proof that applicant is currently enrolled and set to graduate, or previously graduated from a high school located within the Phoenix Union High School District during or after the 2014 academic year
    >>Provide a signature of endorsement from an instructor, guidance counselor or employer as instructed on the application
    >>Submit the Phoenix Union High School District Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • Osceola County School District - Up to $5,000

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Osceola County School District to create a scholarship program specific to students from the Osceola County School District who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, or Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start UTI, MMI or NASCAR Technical Institute
    >>Proof that applicant is currently enrolled and set to graduate from a high school located within the Osceola County School District during the 2017-2018 academic year
    >>Provide a signature of endorsement from an instructor, guidance counselor or employer as instructed on the application
    >>Submit the Osceola County School District Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • Houston Independent School District (HISD) Scholarship - $2,500

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the Houston Independent School District to create a scholarship program specific to students from the Houston Independent School District who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, or Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start UTI, MMI or NASCAR Technical Institute
    >>Proof that applicant is currently enrolled and set to graduate, or previously graduated from a high school located within the Houston Independent School District during or after the 2014 academic year
    >>Provide a signature of endorsement from an instructor, guidance counselor or employer as instructed on the application
    >>Submit the Houston Independent School District Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application

    DOWNLOAD

  • Work Ethic Scholarship Program – mikeroweWORKS Foundation

    Universal Technical Institute has partnered with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation to offer scholarships to eligible students who are enrolled to attend Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, or Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute.

    APPLY AT mikeroweWORKS FOUNDATION

  • UTI Texas Career Scholarship - $1,000

    The UTI Texas Career Scholarship Program helps to provide tuition assistance to students located within the state of Texas, who seek to enroll at Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, or Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    >>Be enrolled to start UTI, MMI, or NASCAR Technical Institute
    >>Show proof that they are currently a high school senior, enrolled and set to graduate (or recently graduated) from a high school located within the state of Texas during the 2017-2018 academic year
    >>Submit the UTI Texas Career Scholarship Application to the UTI Scholarship Department prior to the deadline listed on the application

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

  • Salute to Service Scholarship

    Prospective students who meet all other admissions requirements and who can show verification of an honorable discharge from the US Armed Forces via a valid DD214 may apply for a Salute to Service Scholarship. This program is not available to students enrolling at the Exton, PA campus.ii. Students eligible for this program work directly with the VA team.

  • Public Scholarships for UTI Students

Questions?

If you have any questions or need additional information, you can reach out to the UTI Scholarship Department directly. You can contact us at the following:
800-859-7249
Scholarships Department

3. FIND YOUR MATCH

FOCUS YOUR EFFORT

How you compare and rank these scholarships is up to you. Evaluate whether or not you qualify for scholarships based on an honest inventory of each scholarship’s eligibility requirements.

HERE ARE SOME SUGGESTIONS TO CONSIDER:

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants who fail to meet all eligibility requirements are often immediately discarded and not considered further. If you don’t meet one or more of a scholarship’s requirements, skip it and apply your time toward other scholarship opportunities.

Application Deadline
Do you have a realistic amount of time to gather your application materials, many of which can include recommendations, a written exam or essay? Give your references ample time to write you a thoughtful recommendation and give yourself enough time to write a well-thought-out essay then have it reviewed by a trusted advisor or teacher.

Application Requirements
Look at what each scholarship requires in order to apply and make a checklist. Are you able to gather recommendations? Are you willing to sit down and write an essay response to a scholarship question? Does the application require a copy of your high school transcript? Make sure you have these items ready before deciding to apply for a scholarship.

Questions?

If you have any questions or need additional information, you can reach out to the UTI Scholarship Department directly. You can contact us at the following:
800-859-7249
Scholarships Department

4. APPLY FOR AID

APPLICATION TIPS & RESOURCES

With your choices narrowed, it's time to apply. Relax! Most applications are easy to complete. The key is to follow directions and provide exactly what is required.

APPLICATION TIPS & RESOURCES

With your choices narrowed, it's time to apply. Relax! Most applications are easy to complete. The key is to follow directions and provide exactly what is required.

Read First. Write Second. Most applications require multiple steps, so make sure you understand the entire application before filling it out.

Master the Basics Many applications require essays or recommendations. Don’t be afraid to ask for assistance. A favorite teacher, high school counselor, or trusted advisor or mentor can help you complete your applications. It’s always a good idea to ask someone to proofread your work and help you catch mistakes before you submit your application!