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Scholarship Foundation

The California New Car Dealers Association Scholarship Foundation was established by CNCDA in 1994 to encourage and support students interested in careers in the automotive industry. Competition for quality, new talent is extremely fierce and the Foundation will continue its efforts to attract skilled and motivated individuals – elevating the stature of the automotive industry as a whole. So let your employees and customers know about these scholarships and the great career opportunities that are available in our industry.

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2019 Back-to-School: Dealers Award 142 Scholarships to California College Students

In 2019, the California New Car Dealers Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to 142 California college students enrolled in automotive technology and automotive management programs. A total of $109,667 will be distributed to these deserving students! Many of the student recipients are already employed at franchised dealerships including:

  • Audi South Coast
  • AutoNation Toyota Cerritos
  • Beverly Hills Porsche
  • Buena Park Honda
  • Cabe Toyota
  • Connell Chevrolet
  • Courtesy Chrysler
  • Crevier BMW
  • Fletcher Jones Mercedes
  • Huntington Beach Chrysler
  • John Elway’s Crown Toyota
  • Lexus of Cerritos
  • Lexus Santa Monica
  • Lodi Toyota
  • Martin Chevrolet
  • Miller Toyota of Anaheim
  • Mossy Toyota Pacific Beach
  • Newport Lexus
  • Norm Reeves Honda Irvine
  • Norwalk Toyota
  • Penske Toyota Of Downey
  • Puente Hills Toyota
  • Santa Margarita Ford
  • Taylor Motors Inc.
  • Toyota of Downtown LA
  • Toyota of Huntington Beach
  • Toyota Of Orange
  • Toyota of Poway
  • Toyota Place
  • Tustin Toyota
  • Volvo Mission Viejo
  • Weir Canyon Acura

Funds in the Scholarship Foundation have been donated by Dealers, Manufacturers and friends of the industry. Since 1995, the Foundation has awarded scholarships to 1,326 students – totaling $1,091,437 – preparing to enter into the workforce at a California new car dealership.

Please consider making a tax deductible donation to the CNCDA Scholarship Foundation.

To make a tax deductible donation to the CNCDA Scholarship Foundation, please email Jennifer Aragon or call (916) 441-2599.

CNCDA is working to continuously provide our members with the most up to date information on the coronavirus as it pertains to dealerships.

Visit our Dealership Coronavirus Resources webpage for more information.

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