The Jill Trotta Scholarship
Mechanic Shop Femme is awarding a $500 scholarship to one woman or LGBT person who in interested in pursuing a career in the automotive field.
This scholarship is named for Jill Trotta. Jill is a LGBT woman that exemplifies the essence of a woman in the automotive industry. As a master technician and former shop owner, Jill is a leader in the automotive field and a woman who is both selfless and revered. Her contributions and accomplishments to advancing women in the industry are many.
Jill is someone I am honored to call a friend and mentor. Giving this gift in her name brings such a joy to my life.
What this scholarship can be used for:
- Purchase of tools
- ASE training and exam costs
- Necessary training / equipment (up to our discretion)
This scholarship is open to women and LGBT people of any age. You must be able to show that a career in the automotive is something you have concrete plans to pursue. Check for tuition will be made directly to the institution of your choice or other items purchased directly.
Scholarship deadline is October 10th. Recipient will be notified by December 1st. Recipient will be decided based on responses in the form below.
Additional information will be requested of finalists via email. Anything here is subject to change.
Open to residents of the USA and Canada.
What you get:
$100 Gift Card to Dovetail Workwear
Mentoring and support as needed
How to apply:
Please be as detailed as possible. The answers to these questions is what sets you apart.
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If you are interested in contributing to future scholarship opportunities, please reach out to me via email: Chaya@mechanicshopfemme.com