Collision Repair Education Foundation

Over $200,000 in scholarships and grants available to collision students this spring

Secondary and post-secondary collision students attending career and technical schools and colleges have the opportunity to apply for the over $200,000 in available scholarships and tool grants available through the Collision Repair Education Foundation and the organization’s industry supporters. The spring 2013 opportunities include:

3M Hire Our Heroes Veteran Scholarships & Tool Grants
Alliance of Automotive Service Providers Massachusetts (AASP-MA) Tool Grants
ABRA Auto Body & Glass Tool Grants
Atlanta I-CAR Committee Scholarship
Caliber Collision Center Scholarship & Tool Grants
CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarships
Chicago Pneumatic Student Tool Grants
Collision Repair Education Foundation Board of Trustees Scholarships
GEICO Scholarship & Tool Grants
I-CAR Northwest Regional Scholarship
Ingersoll Rand Tool Grants
The Lon Baudoux Legacy Scholarships
PPG Automotive Refinish Scholarships
Robert Author Smith Memorial Scholarship
Service King Scholarship & Tool Chest Grants
Van Tuyl Group Scholarship & Tool Grants
Western Michigan Body Shop Association Scholarship & Tool Grants

As an added incentive to apply, the first 500 collision students to complete the application will receive a technician shirt (sponsored by CAPA) and pair of safety glasses (sponsored by LORD Fusor).  

The scholarship and tool grant application is available through the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s web site:, with a deadline of February 13, 2014 to apply. Winners will be selected by members of the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Board of Trustees Selection Committee and notified by mail and phone.