2018 Full Scholarship Application Information

2017-2018 Scholarship Poster

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Tool Set Description (pdf)

Scholarship Assignment (pdf)  (for Automotive Instructor use)

Snap-On Tools Student Excellence Program Registration


The Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers is pleased to announce that scholarships will be available in 2018 for graduating high school seniors, adult students and continuing technical college students who are pursuing a career in the auto and truck industry.  Current technical college students must be in their first year of a two year program to be eligible. There are of four types of scholarships:

  1. Automotive       2. Diesel     3. Auto Collision 4. Motorcycle
  • The completed application forms
  • One letter of recommendation from a person such as a former teacher or high school counselor, local auto or truck dealer, minister or priest, employer or neighbor
  • The completed evaluation form, preferably completed by your automotive instructor or employer
  • Your high school transcript. If your school does not use a 4.0 scale, please have your GPA converted to a 4.0 scale before submitting it. You may send additional transcripts as they become available and they will be added to your file. Current technical college students must also provide their first semester technical college grades.
  • Testing: Provide your ACT (or ACCUPLACER) test scores and send an email to jlolson@watda.org to request to have the Bennett Mechanical and DAT Spatial tests sent to you. Currect technical college students are exempt from this requirement.
Application File must be completed by JANUARY 16, 2018.

All documents should be sent to:
         The Foundation WATDA                                                              Fax: (608) 251-4379
         150 E. Gilman St., Suite A                                                           Email: jlolson@watda.org
         Madison, WI 53703


Questions concerning this process can be director to Julie Olson, Program Director
at (608) 251-4631 or emailed to jlolson@watda.org

Scholarships will be awarded in the spring and summer of 2018 with funding to begin with the 2018 fall semester. 
The Application and sample test questions are available on our website:


The application and testing deadline for all scholarships is January 16, 2018
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Foundation of WATDA
150 East Gilman Street, Suite A
Madison, WI  53703

Fax: (608) 251-4379

Email: jlolson@watda.org
For questions, contact Julie Olson, Program Director at 608-251-4631 or e-mail:  jlolson@watda.org.
Thank you for your assistance in promoting our scholarships in Wisconsin.
We have awarded over 1,800 scholarships since we established this program.



Kara S. Nania

Foundation Vice President

Office: (608) 251-3603
Mobile: (608) 333-9216


Julie L. Olson

Program Director

(608) 251-4631