I-5 Toyota will award scholarships to graduating seniors who have made a significant contribution to their high school and community and have a desire to pursue post-secondary education/training. We are looking for students who have demonstrated our motto of Be Bold. Be Kind. Be Awesome.


  1. Essay (40 points) A two-page double-spaced essay (approximately 500 words) including who you are, what your plans are after high school, and why you should be awarded this scholarship.

  2. Two Letters of Recommendation on letterhead (30 points): One from a teacher or school advisor. One from an employer or a representative of a service or charitable organization, or a community member.

  3. Resume (15 points)

    One-page outline of high school achievements, activities, awards, work and/or volunteer experience.
  4. High School Transcript (15 points) Bonus points will be given to applicants that have either participated in or volunteered to help with the I-5 Toyota Back-to-School Dash sponsored by I-5 Toyota; the proceeds of this event fund this scholarship.
  5. Video - Optional/Encouraged (Bonus points) Video of you explaining your perception of how the I-5 Auto Group has contributed to our amazing community and how you plan to be a part of that. Send your video to: Our Dropbox
  6. Applications must be submitted by May 1st to: Mail/Drop off at I-5 Toyota Attn: Scholarship Committee


  1. Selection of recipients will be done by the I-5 Toyota Scholarship Committee.

  2. Scholarships will be awarded to the recipient at school's scholarship night.

  3. The Scholarships are not renewable and must be used during the school year immediately following graduation, unless an exception is formally approved for special circumstances by the Scholarship Committee.

  4. Scholarship checks will be made out to the recipient and the school/training center where the recipient will be enrolled. It is the recipient's responsibility to notify I-5 Toyota of their school/training center.


Heidi Pehl - heidipehl@i-5cars.com Melissa Ryan - melissaryan@i-5cars.com Tonja Vlach - tonjavlach@i-5cars.com


I-5 Toyota ATTN: Scholarship Committee 1950 NW Louisiana Avenue, Chehalis, WA 98532


Contact Tonja Vlach at tonjavlach@i-5cars.com or please call 360-347-2517

Download the I-5 Toyota Scholarship Application