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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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2017 Back-to-School: Dealers Award 95 Scholarships to California College Students

In 2017, the California New Car Dealers Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to 95 California college students enrolled in automotive technology and automotive management programs. A total of $64,288 will be distributed to these deserving students! Many of the student recipients are already employed at franchised dealerships including:

  • Cabe Toyota
  • Capistrano Toyota
  • Carmenita Truck Center
  • Connell Chevrolet
  • Crevier BMW
  • Fletcher Jones Motorcars
  • Hornburg Jaguar Land Rover Los Angeles
  • Jaguar Land Rover of Mission Viejo
  • Lexus of Westminster
  • Longo Toyota
  • Miller Toyota of Anaheim
  • Newport Lexus
  • Santa Margarita Ford
  • South Coast Toyota
  • Suburban Buick GMC Cadillac
  • Toyota Of Orange
  • Toyota Place
  • Volkswagen South Coast
  • Weatherford BMW

Funds in the Scholarship Foundation have been donated by Dealers, Manufacturers and friends of the industry. Since 1995, the Foundation has awarded scholarships to over 1,025 students – totaling $871,031 – 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.

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