ASC Educational Foundation

The ASC Educational Foundation (ASCEF) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting and advancing the entire automotive industry. For more than 20 years, ASCEF has helped hundreds of students wanting to pursue a career in the automotive field by raising funds and providing scholarships, endowments, and training programs throughout California. 

How do we raise money? 

ASCEF turns cars into careers and you can help us! Simply donate that extra car you no longer need. Your car donation helps the ASCEF make a difference in the lives of young students wanting to secure a career in the Automotive Industry—and our vehicle donation program makes it easy!

ASCEF handles the pick-up, sale, and paperwork all for free. Simply call 1-800-745-6121. You may qualify for a tax deduction while supporting a great cause!

Most vehicles can be picked up within two to three business days, or you may drop your vehicle off at one of our many donation centers. Once your vehicle is sold, we will provide you proper tax forms in time to file. ASCEF’s friendly Vehicle Donor Support Team is available seven days a week to assist throughout the process.

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The scholarship program is open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in post-high school technical/academic training or college undergraduates in the automotive service field satisfying certain criteria. Currently the Foundation issues eleven annual scholarships that can range from $500 to $1000 and can be applied toward tuition, tools and books.

Please click here for the Scholarship Application.

ASCEF Scholarships

Thinking or know someone who is interested in a career in the automotive industry? 

Each year, ASCEF awards 18 scholarships ranging from $500 - $1,000. These scholarships provide assistance to current under-graduates who are in the automotive service field.

To be eligible for these scholarships, an applicant must be a:

  • California high school senior who plans to enroll in post high school technical and academic training or
  • California college under-graduate in the automotive service field.

Scholarship Applications and Qualifications 

Interested in a career in the automotive industry? Check out our "Why Not" presentation

Why Not Power Point - The ASCCA ETI Committee has developed this Power Point presentation for any individuals interested in making a presentation at a local school about careers in the automotive industry.  To protect the integrity of the file, we have locked it.  Please contact [email protected] for the unlock code.

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