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CarBrain Scholarship

Offered by CarBrain

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Sep 8, 2023
1 award worth

$1,000

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

November 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a U.S. citizen who will be enrolled in a U.S. college for the upcoming Spring semester? Further, are you interested in the automotive industry? If so, consider applying for the CarBrain Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to one applicant who submits a 500 – 1,000 word essay best answering the year’s prompt. The prompts are often related to cars and/or the automotive industry, with this year’s being: “How could AI impact the automotive industry?” Besides the essay, applicants must also submit proof of enrollment at their college. The scholarship is offered by CarBrain, a company that buys cars in less-than-perfect condition, like wrecked, broken-down, and collision-damaged cars. 

If you’re a U.S. citizen passionate about the automotive industry and who will be enrolled in a domestic college for the upcoming Spring, we encourage you to apply for the CarBrain Scholarship!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a U.S. postsecondary institution for the upcoming Spring. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College Students

Citizenship

US Citizens

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

500-1,000 word essay

Proof of enrollment

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The CarBrain Scholarship winner will be announced: November 30, 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact CarBrain at s[email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the CarBrain Scholarship is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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