Providing assistance to students in the field of Automotive Technology and related Applied Technologies
The Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by Paula and Gerald Piech to memorialize their son, Andrew. Andrew graduated from Eldorado High School in 2004 and from the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) of Phoenix in 2005. He enjoyed working on cars and UTI allowed him to pursue his educational passions in the automotive field.
One or more scholarships are awarded each year to New Mexico graduating high school seniors and/or continuing college students. Students must pursue a degree or certificate from a nonprofit or public school: an automotive or technical vocational institution including community colleges.
Student may attend school full or part-time. Award amounts may vary between $500 and $1,000 for the school year. Awards may be used to cover the cost of attending school including required books, fees and materials.
- Applicants must complete the COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY INFORMATION Section A of the Application Form indicating the school the Applicant will attend
Additional required information and/or attachments:
- The required personal essay needs to demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing education and a career in the automotive and/or technical vocational fields.
- The reference may be from a teacher, counselor or employer in the student’s field of interest
NOTE: The school you attend MUST be a nonprofit or public educational institution. The Foundation does not make student aid awards to FOR PROFIT schools. Look up your school at: www.collegesource.org
Click here for the 2016 application.
Application Deadline: June 3, 2016
2015 Recipients- Alejandro Hill and Gabriel Mercure