College is expensive! SEMA can help!
Earn up to $5,000 for School

Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition, and helps SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers in the automotive industry are welcome to apply!
Awards distributed in July.

YOU COULD BE A WINNER!

Check the Eligibilty Requirements below to see if you qualify.

Congratulations to the 2017
SEMA Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Award Winners!


What are the Scholarship eligibility criteria?

  1. U.S. Citizenship
  2. Incoming freshmen or continued enrollment in college, university or post-secondary career and technology school in the U.S.
  3. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  4. Pursuit of degree or certification that leads to a career in automotive. All disciplines welcome!
  5. Show your passion for automotive!

What are the Loan Forgiveness eligibility criteria?

  1. SEMA member-company employee
  2. Possess a degree or certificate from a college, university, or career tech school in the U.S.
  3. Graduated with minimum 2.5 GPA
  4. Show your passion for automotive!

Of course, you must put in a little effort to give SEMA a good reason to give you free money!

What are the application requirements?

  1. Upload unofficial transcript or technical training progress report
  2. Request an online recommendation from your teacher, employer or mentor
  3. Demonstrate passion for automotive in your answers to select questions
  4. Write a statement of purpose and give us your best in 500 words or less!

Questions? Contact Us!
909.378.4862 or SEMAeducation@sema.org