SEMA Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

November 19, 2014

Media Contact: Della Domingo 



-- Program includes Memorial Scholarship Fund, Loan Forgiveness Program -- 

Diamond Bar, Calif. (November 19, 2014) - Students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries are invited to apply for an award from the 2015 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF) at The program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators.

Scholarships are available in a variety of categories, such as: accounting, sales and marketing and engineering. Dozens of awards ranging from $2,000-$3,000 will be given out, with a $5,000 award going to the top student.  

The program also includes a loan forgiveness component, which offers financial awards to employees of SEMA member-companies, who have completed and are currently paying off a loan for a program of study at an accredited university, college or vocational/technical program within the United States.

Deadline for the 2015 program is April 1, 2015.

For more information on the program or to apply, visit or contact Juliet Marshall, SEMA Education Manager at

About SEMA
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association founded in 1963, represents the $33 billion specialty automotive industry of 6,814 member-companies. It is the authoritative source for research, data, trends and market growth information for the specialty auto parts industry. The industry provides appearance, performance, comfort, convenience and technology products for passenger and recreational vehicles. For more information, contact SEMA at 1575 S. Valley Vista Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765, tel: 909-610-2030, or visit or

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