Industry’s Choice Scholarship Program 2020-2021

Industry’s Choice Scholarship Program 2020-2021. Universal Technical Institute/NASCAR Technical Institute Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute Scholarship Amount: $1,000 – $3,500


Scholarship objective

The Industry’s Choice Scholarship program was created to help meet the need for future technicians. There is a growing demand for professional, entry-level technicians and UTI is leading the way to meet this need.

By helping to make education more affordable, the Industry’s Choice scholarship will help eligible, enrolled students who meet the criteria outlined below become part of the transportation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship program is available to enrolled students who meet the admissions requirements for Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute or Marine Mechanics Institute. Eligibility will be based on financial need as determined by the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) calculated by the US Dept. of Education as a result of a student completing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

You can also apply for Entrance Scholarships at Cape Breton University, Canada.

Scholarship Eligibility

Full eligibility details are listed below.

  • Student must be enrolled to begin training in a start date listed below at any UTI (with the exception of the Exton, PA campus), MMI, or NASCAR Technical Institute campus
  • Eligibility will be based on the approved FAFSA results sent to the school, called an Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) that is on file for the 2020 or 2021 academic year. An approved ISIR meeting the EFC criteria of 5501 thru 12,000 must be received by the school prior to the application submission.
  • A student’s proximity to the campus is a component of this scholarship program and will be based on the address provided at the time the student initially provided their information to the school.
  • Student must submit an essay (approximately 50 words) to be considered for the Industry’s Choice Scholarship.

Scholarship Application process

This scholarship program is available starting October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Students must complete an application and essay and submit them both to the UTI Scholarship Department.

For all applicants, the final deadline for receipt of this application is posted on the chart provided. All eligible applications will be reviewed by the UTI Scholarship Committee, and all applicants will be notified of scholarship outcome within two (2) weeks of application submittal.

This scholarship is ONLY available to incoming students. Students already attending classes at UTI, MMI or NASCAR Technical Institute are ineligible to apply. Applications may be submitted to the Scholarship Department any time after the applicant’s FAFSA has been completed, but must be submitted by the deadline posted in the chart provided.

Program Disclaimers

The applications received will be reviewed for completeness and accuracy of all information provided. Students who apply and meet all requirements will be considered for this scholarship. Students who apply but are denied a scholarship are eligible to reapply before the deadline for their start date.

All incoming applications will be reviewed for eligibility, and there is no guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded in the next review cycle. Only one award of this scholarship will be given per student. The Industry’s Choice Scholarship is evaluated and awarded using a multi-step review process and eligibility is identified using a predefined grading matrix.

Of those viable applications, the awards will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Students must be enrolled to attend Universal Technical Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, or Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute at the time of application submission.

Scholarships awarded are not transferable to any other person. This scholarship is considered an internal tuition reduction and has no cash value. All internal tuition reductions are pro-rated over the time a student is in school.

If a student chooses not to attend UTI or, after beginning their program chooses to leave for any reason (withdrawal, suspended, terminated), they will forfeit any unused portion of the award.

All scholarships granted through this program can only be used during the initial enrollment; any unutilized funds cannot be applied to a secondary account/enrollment. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “UTI”) are committed to education and work communities that are free from prohibited discrimination and harassment.

UTI prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation/gender identity or expression, genetic information, and any other legally protected status in the provision of its courses, program, services or activities.UTI has designated the National Director of Student Services as the individual responsible for the coordination and administration of its non-discrimination and harassment policies. In addition, the National Director of Student Services has been designated to coordinate UTI’s compliance with Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the Age Act. Questions or comments about discrimination or harassment can be directed to the National Director of Student Services at 4225 E. Windrose Drive, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85032 or by calling 800-859-7249. Admissions Representatives may not provide any guidance beyond general information about the availability of this scholarship and must refer prospective students to the UTI Scholarship Office or the UTI website for more detailed information on the application process and qualifying criteria. Scholarships shall not be used as a recruiting device. Funding for this program is limited and the program may be suspended at any time at UTI’s discretion. Such a suspension will not affect awards to students who are awarded a scholarship under this program prior to the suspension date. Information about this scholarship program is posted on the UTI website:
NB: This program is NOT available to residents of Pennsylvania, or any student attending Universal Technical Institute located in Exton, PADue to state regulations. Additional programs can be found at The TechForce Foundation website: