Toyota has long supported a wide variety of scholarship programs, many of which focus on students in diverse and underserved communities. We firmly believe in supporting those in pursuit of higher learning to help all individuals achieve their full potential.
Below is a guide to the scholarships we fund. Please use the links provided to visit the organization’s own websites for further information and to view the actual applications.
|American Indian College Fund||Since 1999, Toyota has supported an annual scholarship program that provides educational funding to Native Americans.|
|Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities||Each year, Toyota supports a Toyota Scholar on each of the 20 independent college and university campuses across the state of Kentucky.|
|Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)||Since 1988, Toyota has provided more than $4 million for merit-based scholarships to the HSF. In 2000, the Toyota/HSF Scholarship High School Program opened to students from 34 selected universities across the country.|
|Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF)||In June 2004, Toyota awarded $1.25 million over 5 years to an endowment fund through the MCSF. In perpetuity, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to “Toyota Scholars” from each of the company’s twelve regions across the U.S.|
|National FFA||Toyota provides annual scholarships to FFA members pursuing a four-year college degree in any area of agriculture. In 2004, Toyota committed $561,000 over four years to the San Antonio Toyota/FFA Diversity Initiative. This aims to increase minority students’ awareness of agriculture careers.|
|United Negro College Fund (UNCF)||Established in 1988, the Toyota/UNCF program awards 40 scholarships a year to students at seven UNCF member colleges and universities. To date, more than $4 million in scholarships have been awarded.|
|Youth For Understanding (YFU)||In 1975, Toyota became the first corporate sponsor of YFU, and has since awarded over 500 scholarships that help enable students to spend the summer with a host family in order to learn about their culture through total immersion.|