Automotive Scholarship Opportunities

The New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation (NHAEF), in conjunction with the New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association (NHADA), offers scholarships for New Hampshire students pursuing a career in Automotive Technology at any of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) Automotive Technology programs: White Mountains Community College (WMCC), Lakes Region Community College (LRCC), Manchester Community College (MCC), Nashua Community College (NCC), and Great Bay Community College (GBCC). See the list below of eligible Associate Degree and Certificate programs for the colleges: 


NHAEF Automotive Technology scholarships are awarded competitively by the NHAEF Board, or its designees, based on the following criteria:

  • Student is attending school in New Hampshire.
  • High School students must: 
    • be enrolled in an auto program, or
    • been enrolled in 4 years of mathematics, or
    • be currently employed in the automobile industry.
  • College students must:
    • be currently employed in the automobile industry;
    • be enrolled and in good standing in an automotive technology, auto body or heavy equipment/diesel program within the Community College System of New Hampshire for the upcoming academic school year;
  • All students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5;
  • All applicants must possess a valid driver's license.
    • Scholarships may be denied if applicant is 19 y/o or under has two or more points or if 20 y/o or older has three or more points. If you are insurable and employed, this will be taken into consideration.


All applications will be required to include the following to be considered:

  • High School students:
    • Letter of recommendation from automotive instructor;
    • If applicant does not have an automotive instructor, then a letter of recommendation from the applicant's 4-year mathematics teacher or current automotive industry employer/supervisor may be substituted;
    • High School transcript.
  • College students:
    • Letter of recommendation from a CCSNH automotive, heavy equipment/diesel or auto body instructor;
    • Letter of recommendation from applicant's automotive industry employerlk;/supervisor;
    • College transcript.


All applications must be received no later than April 1st for the upcoming academic school year.


Degree: Automotive Service Management, Automotive Technology, Diesel Heavy Equipment Technology, Part/Service Management
Certificate: Automotive Technology, Diesel Heavy Equipment Technology
Degree: GM ASEP, Automotive Technology, Toyota T-Ten
Certificate: Automotive Technology
Degree: Automotive Technology, MCAP, Ford, Audi, Subaru
Certificate: Automotive Technology, Power Sports
Degree: Honda PACT, Automotive Technology, Collision Repair
Certificate: Automotive Technology
Certificate: Automotive Technology, Motorcycle Technology

Please click on NHADA's modified Medallion Fund Scholarship Application below and print the application.

NHADA Scholarship Application 

This abridged Medallion Fund application has been modified for use only by students applying for scholarships through NHADA.

Applicants must return the completed application to:

PO Box 2337
Concord, NH 03302
or to

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Dade or Jean Conlon by e-mail or call 800-852-3372.

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