Category: Scholarships

Announcing Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award winner

October 13th, 2020 by

  Congratulations to Joel McCallister (representing UTI-Orlando) –  winner of the Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award!   “From my very first class at UTI, I have done my very best in all things. And for this reason, I have excelled,” writes Joel.  Joel is newly-graduated, having earned 19 Student of the Course awards during his Automotive & Diesel

Meet the inspiring students receiving the Justin Beutel Memorial Scholarship

August 24th, 2020 by

Meet the inspiring students receiving the Justin Beutel Memorial Scholarship Scottsdale, Ariz – August 24, 2020 – TechForce Foundation has the privilege to award the Justin Beutel Memorial Scholarship to qualified, dedicated and passionate motorcycle technician students. The two students recently selected to receive the award both show strong dedication to their education and exhibit

Bertoti Family announces memorial scholarship to continue in perpetuity

October 5th, 2019 by

  By Greg Settle, TechForce Foundation Director of National Initiatives   TechForce Foundation® Willy Bertoti Memorial Scholarship to Continue in Perpetuity   At Pottstown High School memorial gathering, Bertoti familyannounces the Memorial Scholarship to continue in Willy’s memory   Pottstown, PA – October 5, 2019 – It has been five years since Willy Bertoti, an

Student profile: Daimler Trucks North America ‘Finish First’ scholarship recipient Twyla

August 22nd, 2019 by

  Student receives Daimler Trucks North America ‘Finish First’ scholarship   Meet Twyla. Thanks to TechForce Foundation’s “Daimler Trucks North America ‘Finish First’ MSAT” Scholarship, Twyla completed her advanced technician training earlier this summer and is now pursuing her dream of a career as a professional transportation technician.   TechForce Foundation heard from Twyla before


December 5th, 2018 by

        Scottsdale, Ariz. — December 5, 2018 — Ford Motor Company is continuing to work with the TechForce Foundation to inspire tomorrow’s workforce of automotive technicians through a new FutureTech Success® campaign. This initiative will send the message to current and future techs that Ford respects, appreciates and champions trained technicians. TechForce

Public Scholarships for Technician Students

November 3rd, 2017 by

You don’t have to limit yourself to scholarships available through UTI. There are plenty of organizations out there looking to connect students like you with scholarship money for your technician training. Find out what local scholarship opportunities are available to you in your community (see Step 2) or check online scholarship search sites like and for

TechForce Foundation Awarding $5,000 in Scholarship Funds to the Arkansas Trucking Association

July 18th, 2017 by

TechForce Foundation Invests in the Workforce Readiness of Arkansas Diesel Technicians by Awarding $5,000 in Scholarship Funds to the Arkansas Trucking Association TechForce Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit purposed with championing students as they pursue their technical education and careers as professional technicians in the transportation industry, has granted the Arkansas Trucking Association (ATA) $5,000 to

No Venture Too Big In Snap-on’s Dedication to Future Technicians

June 23rd, 2017 by

Snap-on has a very specific vision in their backing of TechForce Foundation and our mission to encourage and support students pursuing post-secondary technical education and careers in the transportation industry. Opting to target donations toward Strong Start grants over traditional tuition scholarships shows a focus on the personal well-being of the techs themselves. Strong Start