Our Work: Education

We build pathways to education to prepare the next generation of leaders for careers in mobility, technology and the trades.

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No one in my family has studied a trade, but I believe I was made for it.

Makenna Enga

Ford Auto Tech Scholarship Recipient

Why We Support

We are experiencing a period of historic technological change where the skills and competencies needed to obtain and retain jobs are evolving rapidly.

Preparing for the Future of Work

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Ford scholarships


We provide scholarships for students pursuing STEM-related careers to assist with costs of tuition, technology, licensing fees or other tools and resources necessary for graduation or certification.

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Workforce training


We expand access to technical training and apprenticeship programs that open doors to automotive and tech careers and help meet the increasing demand for highly skilled workers.

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Career readiness


We mobilize educators, employers and community leaders to prepare young people for college and careers through career exploration and immersion programs that provide real-world skills development and hands-on learning opportunities.

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Having this knowledge and training under my belt, I’m excited to see where it takes me.

Lewis Thurmond

Focus:HOPE Machinist Training Graduate

Our Education Partners Include

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  • focus hope logo
  • henry ford learning institute logo
  • National Urban League logo