Industry Scholarships


Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Dr. Bernard J. Schroer Scholarship


AAMA Dr. Bernard J. Schroer Scholarship, facilitated through the Consortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing (CARCAM), support individuals pursuing a career/technical education certificate or associate degree in the Alabama College System in preparation for a career in the automotive manufacturing industry.


  • Alabama Resident
  • High school graduate or GED recipient
  • Planning to pursue an automotive manufacturing career in Alabama
  • Applicant must have a declared major in one of the following programs:

                   Automotive Manufacturing Technology

                   Automated Manufacturing

                   Computer Numerical Control

                   Engineering Technology

                   Industrial Electronics Technology

                   Industrial Maintenance Technology

                   Injection Molding

                   Machine Shop Technology

                   Machine Tool Technology

                   Manufacturing Technology

                   Mechanical Design Technology


                   Welding Technology


  • Applicant must have completed one semester at a CARCAM College and be enrolled in the second semester to apply;

          Any scholarship award is contingent upon successful completion of the second college semester.

  • Applicant must have a desire to work in Alabama’s automotive manufacturing industry.
  • Applicant must have a 2.5 overall GPA
  • Award recipient must attend the AAMA summer quarterly meeting to be recognized


  • A maximum of 12 scholarships at $750 per semester for two (2) semesters will be awarded per academic year.
  • A maximum of three (3) scholarships may be awarded annually to any one CARCAM college.



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Your application will NOT be renewed automatically


Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC Work Study Program

The HMA Work Study Program is for students currently attending Gadsden State Community College, Central Alabama Community College, and Jefferson State Community College. For more information, please fill out the application and return it to your instructor. 



 Jacksonville State University Presidential Transfer Scholarship

The Presidential Transfer covers 12 hours in-state tuition for Fall and Spring semesters.  It is renewable dependent on GPA.  The approximate value is $14,000. The Presidential Transfer Scholarship may not be combined with other institution-provided scholarships. 

· Students with 3.50 or higher GPA who are admitted to JSU,

· have not previously attended JSU full-time,

· and who plan to graduate May or August 2015 are invited to

· apply by March 1st directly to JSU for the Presidential scholarship.

Please go to for more information on the Presidential Transfer Scholarship and a complete listing of all JSU Scholarships.



The SAWF Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to an accredited two-year technical/career program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program in preparation for or in furtherance of a career in the automotive industry.  With the introduction of the Scholarship Program in August 2011, SAWF has already provided scholarships totaling $40,750, in increments ranging from $500 to $5,000.  In the future, SAWF expects to include an ever-increasing number of scholarships. 


Scholarship payments are made in two increments, one in the fall and one in the winter (or such other applicable academic term), each after submission of the required documentation showing satisfaction up to the date of payment of the eligibility requirements set forth below.


The following eligibility requirements are currently utilized for all SAWF scholarships: 


  • Scholarships available only for use in pursuit of a two-year certificate/degree, four-year undergraduate degree, or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by ABET, Inc., the American Bar Association, the Accrediting Commission for Business Schools,  the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or another similar accrediting association.
  • Full time or part time (at least 6 hours per semester) enrollment required.
  • Required minimum grade point averages are an overall grade point average of 2.5 and a grade point average of 3.0 in his/her major.


Individuals may submit applications before graduating from high school or receiving a GED.

A full list of requirements can be found HERE


 Mercedes-Benz US International Scholarship Program


The Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Scholarship Program has been established by Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) to assist Alabama high school seniors and dependent children of MBUSI Team Members who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for fulltime study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a department of Scholarship America. Scholarship America is a national nonprofit educational support and student aid service organization that seeks to involve and assist the private sector in expanding educational opportunities and encouraging educational achievement. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin.


Mercedes-Benz US International Scholarship Application






CARCAM Mission: 

CARCAM responds to rapid advanced manufacturing sector growth by establishing and implementing innovative methods to develop a highly-skilled, diverse technical workforce and provide state-of-the-art professional development.

Who Are We?
The CARCAM consortium is one of 36 regional National Science Foundation ATE Center’s. We are educating today’s workforce in cutting–edge technology. Our curriculum is specifically designed and developed with input from business and industry and implemented in today’s highly advanced technical manufacturing industry. 

CARCAM Colleges offer students the opportunity to learn advanced technology skills that drive the regional economy.



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