Salvage Car Repair Scholarship

September 30, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST
October 15, 2016


SandersAuto is a registered Copart broker helping buyers purchase repairable cars and trucks at wholesale prices.

At SandersAuto, we strongly believe in supporting future mechanics and those seeking degrees in related trade fields. We recognize the shortage of skilled technicians in our country, therefore, we created this scholarship to help aspiring skilled mechanics, auto repair technicians, and those seeking related fields.

Requirements & Eligibility:

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the preceding semester where applicable; if GPA is not applicable, must otherwise have an academic status in “good standing”.
  • Must be a U. S. Citizen.
  • Must be pursuing a degree or certification in a Skilled Trade field.
  • Prior winners of the scholarship are not eligible to apply for the award in subsequent years.
  • The full amount of the scholarship must be applied towards tuition, books, training materials, and/or other costs directly associated with the recipient’s education within 12 months of receiving the award.

To Apply:

To apply, please submit the following materials online:

  • Application
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Video explaining why you are interested in your chosen trade (between 2 and 3 minutes in length).




Application Form

Applicant's Contact Information

Please fill out the below contact information. This should be filled out by the scholarship application only, and all contact information should be valid and should contact the phone number and email address that you check most often. The phone number and email address that you provide are what we will use to contact you. We will not use this for anything other than correspondence related to your scholarship application and/or in the event that you are awarded the scholarship.

Video & Letter of Recommendation

The two primary materials for selecting an award recipient for this scholarship are the video submission and letter of recommendation. Please upload each below. If you have an issue with file type or file size, you can skip the upload here and instead email [email protected] for additional options as to how to get us the materials.

Last Semester's GPA

Please provide us with the most recent GPA you earned. This may be your last semester of high school, or the semester or period you just completed if you are currently enrolled in a trade school, vocational school or college program. Additional instructions are provided when you click on each field. Please note that GPA is generally NOT a deciding factor in our scholarship award program.

Applicant's Eligibility

Please complete the following questions to determine your eligibility. If you have any questions concerning eligibility, please email [email protected]

About the School or Program You Currently Are or Will Be Attending

Please fill out the below information about the school or program you are or will be attending. This must be a trade school, vocational school, college, university or other program that awards a degree or certification in a skilled trades field.