WCRP Scholarship Recipients -

Sponsored by Gandrud Auto Group, Gandrud Performance Parts, BASF, and NCS

Ryan Flaatten - Stanley


Carmen Van Den Elzen - Green Bay






Anahy Lira - Sun Prairie

Lora Hinz - Hillpoint






WCRP Scholarships

Collision Repair – Make it your career choice!

Each year the WACTAL Foundation, Inc. funds scholarships to student(s) pursuing a career in collision repair. Eligible applicants must be a graduating high school senior (Wisconsin resident) planning to enroll in a collision repair program at a NATEF-Certified Wisconsin Technical College.  The technical college must also be a current WCRP member.

Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals Inc. -
WCRP Careers and Scholarships

Advances in technology have greatly changed the structure, components, and materials used in today’s vehicles which necessitates the need for post-secondary education. The WCRP Scholarship Program offers financial aid to graduating high school seniors furthering their education and training in collision repair.

Scholarships consist of up to $2,000 for tuition and Snap-on Tools.

Collision repair technicians can enjoy a rewarding career with a good income. One of pride in restoring a vehicle to its pre-accident condition. One of seeing immediate, tangible results of their work.

Today’s vehicles require the expertise and know-how of top-notch repair technicians.

The program is administered by the Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers. Scholarships are available for graduating high seniors, adult students and continuing technical college students who are pursuing a career in: Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision, or Motorcycle. Current technical college students must be in their first year of a two-year program to be eligible.

For more information and to apply on-line, visit the WATDA Foundation website. Application and testing deadline is January 15th.

For questions, contact Julie Olson, Program Director at 608-251-4631 or e-mail:  jlolson@watda.org