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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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2018 Back-to-School: Dealers Award 156 Scholarships to California College Students

In 2018, the California New Car Dealers Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to 156 California college students enrolled in automotive technology and automotive management programs. A total of $110,739 will be distributed to these deserving students! Many of the student recipients are already employed at franchised dealerships including:

  • Capistrano Toyota
  • Audi South Coast in Santa Ana
  • BMW of Mountain View
  • Cabe Toyota
  • Connell Chevrolet
  • Crevier BMW
  • David W Wilson’s Villa Ford
  • Ed Butts Ford
  • Fletcher Jones Motorcars Mercedes Benz
  • Foothill Ranch Mercedes Benz
  • Future Ford of Clovis
  • Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
  • H & J Chevrolet, Inc.
  • Hornburg Santa Monica
  • Huntington Beach Mazda
  • Huntington Beach Toyota
  • Keyes Hyundai
  • Lexus of Westminster
  • Maita Subaru
  • McKenna Audi
  • Mckenna BMW
  • McPeeks CDJR of Anaheim
  • Miller Toyota of Anaheim
  • Norm Reeves Ford
  • Norm Reeves Honda
  • Rusnak Audi
  • Shelly BMW
  • South Coast Toyota
  • Subaru of Glendale
  • Subaru of Irvine
  • Subaru Serramonte
  • Toyota of El Cajon
  • Toyota of Orange
  • Toyota Place
  • Tustin Lexus
  • Tustin Toyota

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 1,150 students – totaling $981,770 – 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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