The SEMA Scholarship Program provides more than just money for students. PRO member company employees with outstanding student loans may qualify to have their debts reduced, through the SEMA Loan Forgiveness Program. Applications are open at to eligible individuals who have minimum of $2,000 in outstanding student loans.

SEMA Loan Forgiveness Program

"PRO represents the collective interests of all SEMA-member companies serving the restyling and accessory market—many whose employees have a college degree," said PRO Director Denise Waddingham. "Whether a loan was in connection to a degree or certification from a college, university, or tech school, the loan forgiveness program is a great member benefit to help PRO member company employees in their career efforts."

To be eligible for loan forgiveness, individuals must be employed by a SEMA member business, demonstrate passion or the automotive hobby and career, and possess a degree or certificate from a college, university, or career tech school in the United States.

The deadline to apply is March 1 at Questions can be directed to Chris Standifer, SEMA Project Manager, Recognition Programs at, 909-978-6692.