SEMA Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Applications Due Next Week

By Juliet Marshall

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators.

SEMA is offering financial assistance of up to $5,000 to qualified college students who are pursuing careers in the automotive industry, and to employees of SEMA-member companies who still have outstanding student loans.

Scholarships are available to those who have earned or are pursuing academic degrees and skilled trades certifications in a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to accounting, automotive technology, business management, collision repair, engineering, graphic design, information technology, journalism, marketing and welding.

Along with the great benefit of tuition assistance, SEMA scholarship and loan forgiveness award winners will get the chance to participate in invaluable networking opportunities and receive SEMA industry recognition and spotlight, along with an exclusive invitation to the 2020 SEMA Show.*

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST, Thursday, March 5, 2020, at

Share this opportunity with a student or friend who should apply or download the eligibility requirements and application checklist.

For more information, contact SEMA Manager of Student Programs Juliet Marshall at 909-978-6655 or

*Includes two (2) SEMA Show credentials good for the week. If under 21, you must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. If attending with your school, please consult with your school official.