Continuing Education and SEMA Scholarships

You and your employees can receive financial assistance to help with the cost of attending a trade school or university. Through the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, SEMA has awarded more than $1 million to more than 700 students since 1984. Whether you’re training for a technical position in the industry or pursuing a management position in the field, you may qualify for this valuable SEMA program.

Scholarship Committee

Mission Statement

SEMA is dedicated to preparing the next generation of the automotive workforce for today’s competitive marketplace by helping to pay the tuition for students attending various universities, colleges, and/or vocational schools in the United States. The Association accomplishes this through the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Loan Forgiveness Program

Since 2004, SEMA has been dedicated to aiding recent graduates in getting off to a successful start in their aftermarket career. If selected, SEMA-member company employees will receive a minimum of $2,000 toward outstanding student loans, with a top applicant potentially receiving $5,000. SEMA Loan Forgiveness winners will be invited to attend the 2016 SEMA Show.


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