Do you have a passion for anything and everything automotive? Do you want to help make a difference among car enthusiasts all around the world, like yourself? Do you frequently find yourself looking for ways to improve the performance of your build? How about diving into these performance parts and figuring out exactly what makes them work? If you answered yes to any (or all!) of these questions, then this may be the scholarship opportunity for you!

The Steeda Automotive Student Scholarship

Here at Steeda, we are proud to offer one scholarship each academic year, worth $1,000. This scholarship is offered to any student pursuing an automotive-related major enrolling in post-secondary education, including trade schools.

One scholarship will be awarded each year to a student who best answers the prompt below. Once awarded, Steeda will send $1,000 in tuition assistance directly to your college, university, or trade school in your name.

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The Prompt

Think you have what it takes? If so, please submit an essay in 1,000 words or less sharing why you have a passion for the automobile, and how you intend to use your education to bring value to the automotive aftermarket industry.

All entries must either be a Microsoft Word document or PDF submitted to along with proof of current or future enrollment in an accredited United States college or university.


Please submit your essay by 11:59 PM ET on June 30 in order to be considered for the annual Steeda Automotive Student Scholarship. The winner will be announced by August 1!

This scholarship is offered on an annual basis and is open for submissions all year!

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Students who are currently enrolled in a full-time accredited United States college, university, or technical school are eligible for this scholarship. Current high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution next semester are also eligible.

Please submit only one essay per student per year

All students must include proof of enrollment alongside their essay submission, including their Student ID.

Past Winners

  • 2023: Andrew S., Iowa State University
  • 2022: Sheril M., Nova Southeastern University

Who Is Steeda

With over 30 years of experience in creating high performance and limited edition Mustang and Ford vehicles, Steeda has been at the forefront of designing, engineering, and producing best-in-class performance parts for Ford vehicles.

Throughout the past decade, Steeda has exploded into a one-stop shop for performance parts from top-shelf brands fitting your Ford Mustang, Bronco, Bronco Sport, Fusion, Focus, Fiesta, F-150, Explorer, and more!

The next generation of enthusiasts is upon us, and here at Steeda, we're all about giving back. These students have hopes, dreams, and aspirations to support their passion; many of which are not possible without higher education. That is why our team put together this scholarship to reward creative and driven students looking to further their passion with higher education.