Grants and Scholarships Resource Center
This resource is designed to support career and technical education professionals and their students to seek support for their CTE programs and for funding assistance for tuition to pursue postsecondary CTE studies. Check back frequently as new programs are announced routinely.
If you are aware of support resources not listed here, please share that information with Julia Kasper at email@example.com
Horatio Alger CTE Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
Harbor Freight Educator Grants
We shine a light on outstanding educators with the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence, awarded annually to outstanding U.S. skilled trades teachers and programs.
Ford Motors Auto Tech Scholarships
Ford Fund is teaming up with Ford Dealers to welcome the next generation of auto technicians by awarding $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) tuition scholarships to financially-struggling students pursuing careers in auto and auto/diesel technology. This need-based scholarship is applied to a student’s school tuition account and may be used for all cost of attendance, including tuition, tools, living expenses and transportation.
Skills USA Scholarships
SkillsUSA members are encouraged to apply for annual college/post-secondary scholarships as a SkillsUSA member benefit. Scholarships for CTE programs are available.
ASPIRE HIGHER CTE Scholarships
Apply for the Ortho Dermatologics ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship which may be used for a certification or technical degree. *For students who have been treated for dermatologic conditions.
AWIEF Woodwork Scholarships
The Architectural Woodwork Institute Education Foundation (AWIEF) Scholarship Program gives woodworking students the opportunity to receive $500 – $4,000 to offset the costs of their woodwork studies.
Center for Furniture Craftsmanship Scholarships
Our scholarships encourage the participation of talented individuals who could not otherwise afford to attend our courses at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship. Students interested in the field of wood craftsmanship and design should apply for one of the student scholarships.
Our Teaching the Teachers program awards scholarships directly to educational and service organizations that teach woodworking to economically disadvantaged communities in the U.S. and abroad. Nominations accepted.