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Delta Sonic Car Wash Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Delta Sonic’s scholarship programs offer our employees the opportunity to build a foundation for their future through strong work ethic and academic success. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time and full-time study at any accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age,┬á gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Delta Sonic Car Wash Scholarship Program award must be:

  • Full-time or part-time active employees of Delta Sonic Car Wash who have a minimum of six (6) months of service with the company and a minimum of 320 service hours in the preceding year as of the application deadline date
  • Enrolled or planning to enroll in full- or part-time (minimum six credit hours) undergraduate study or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, graduate school or a certificate from a vocational/technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale to apply

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,000 – $2,000, based on years of service with Delta Car Wash as follows:

6 months to 2 years
2 years, 1 day – 5 years
5 years, 1 day or more
Award Amount
$500 per semester ($1,000 per year)
$750 per semester ($1,500 per year)
$1,000 per semester ($2,000 per year)

Up to sixty-five (65) awards will be granted each year. At least three (3) awards will be granted per region (Chicago, Buffalo, Rochester) as long as there are qualified applicants.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Recipients may receive the award a maximum of 4 times.

Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study. Recipients must continue to be employed by Delta Sonic Car Wash at the time awards are paid.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An outside appraisal

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Delta Sonic Car Wash play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Delta Sonic Car Wash. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Delta Sonic has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be redirected to the Scholarship America Student Hub for more information and to apply.