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Know someone who loves tearing things apart and putting them back together? Someone who loves working with his/her hands?
Be surprised by the new, high-tech opportunities available to these hands-on learners through technical education and the technician career path.
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“I plan to impact the Diesel Industry… I am committing myself to be a technician and a good
one. One that takes passion in what they do and how they do it.”
- Michael E.
Recipient, Daimler Trucks North America “Finish First” MSAT Scholarship
“I plan to be a successful woman in a male dominated field. I want to be respected and make a
contribution in a career that I will enjoy.”
- Angelina D.
Recipient, Brienne Davis Memorial Tuition Scholarship
“I told my parents that being a dirt bike mechanic is what I wanted to do… I look forward to
making a living, working on the machines that made me who I am today.”
- Andrew K.
Recipient, Collegiate Housing Services Payment Assistance Grant
“I plan to inspire women to keep their goals high and dreams higher, especially [with] this
industry being mostly male.”
- Brianna R.
Recipient, Kia Motors America Accelerate Tuition Scholarship
“My dream is to become a level 3 master diesel technician, make good money and provide great
service to my customers and the companies I work with.”
- Jeremy T.
Recipient, Snap-on Strong Start Relocation & Startup Grant
“After speaking with my wife, much thought and a whole lot of praying, I decided to go back to
school… working at a dealership with fixed hours and proving some sort of job security, fits my
goal of work, life balance.”
Recipient, Nissan Automotive Technician Training MSAT Tuition Scholarship Award
“I plan to give 110% on every car that I receive to fix… transportation gets people everywhere.”
Recipient, GM-Technician Career Training Program Tuition Scholarship
“I want to make a positive impact on the industry by helping to prevent accidents.”
Recipient, Volvo SAFE "Pedal to the Metal MSAT" Relocation Award
“[My father sparked] my interest in the mechanical world, everywhere from model airplane
motors to making me do all the work on my first car.”
Recipient, Bridgestone “Strong Start” Award
“I volunteer… to improve the driving skills of young people… I want to [drive the] change that
pushes evolution of cars.”
Recipient, Veterans at Work: Military Transition Fund featuring Shell Lubricants and Rotella
“…after working [as a paramedic] for multiple years I started to get into the maintenance side…
and found another passion of mine, working on big trucks and heavy equipment.”
Recipient, AutoZone Tuition Scholarship
“I desire to open my own automotive school to give other less fortunate kids an opportunity to go
to school a passion to build and work on car[s] as I do.”
Recipient, Ford FACT Pedal to the Metal MSAT Scholarship
“I also want to embrace the camaraderie of female motorcycle riders to give a voice to women
around the world. A voice so loud that it rivals the sound of our engines, and gives courage to
those who so desperately need it.”
Recipient, AMSOIL Strong Start Scholarship
“Thanks to the [scholarship], I can breathe a little easier tackling my student loans. After
graduation, I aspire towards assisting other students, especially those who are deaf.”
Recipient, Robert Yates CNC Machining Scholarship by Roush Yates Engines
“I want to help change the public perception of a technician… [into a] trustworthy professional
that takes great pride in the work they do. One day I hope to have my own shop with a following
of loyal customers that place their trust in me…”
Recipient, Infiniti Technician Training Academy
January 21, 2020 NEWS RELEASE TechForce Foundation Launches “Be A Pathfinder” Campaign to Connect Students with Hands-On Transportation Technician Education & Careers What’s Your Path? Finding aRead More